1 hr 1 min

Gregg Martin: A Two Star General's War with Bipolar Disorder Going Places

    • Society & Culture

Gregg Martin is a Two Star Army General who served in the US Army for 35 years before resigning from his role as president of the National Defense University. Gregg graduated from West Point University, then went on to get two masters and a PHD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He had many incredible feats in the US Army, which he shares in our interview.
However, he had a mental war brewing inside. His battle with bipolar disorder began silently in active combat in Iraq in 2003, but he was finally properly diagnosed in 2014 following his resignation. His mission today is to end the stigma of bipolar disorder and mental health, specifically in the military, by sharing his story.
In our episode, Gregg shares his experiences in the Army including his incredible story of healing. He also dives into the work he does today to end the stigma of bipolar depression.
You can check out Gregg's website here: https://www.generalgreggmartin.com
You can find more about Gregg's story here: https://taskandpurpose.com/opinion/bipolar-disorder-gregg-martin-military-veterans/
Tune in to Gregg's interview with WBUR's Lisa Mullins here: https://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2021/05/24/army-general-gregg-martin-bipolar-disorder
TW: There is reference to suicidal ideation and severe mental health challenges in this episode. Gregg shares everything about his difficult battles throughout deep moments of mania and depression.
 
 

Gregg Martin is a Two Star Army General who served in the US Army for 35 years before resigning from his role as president of the National Defense University. Gregg graduated from West Point University, then went on to get two masters and a PHD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He had many incredible feats in the US Army, which he shares in our interview.
However, he had a mental war brewing inside. His battle with bipolar disorder began silently in active combat in Iraq in 2003, but he was finally properly diagnosed in 2014 following his resignation. His mission today is to end the stigma of bipolar disorder and mental health, specifically in the military, by sharing his story.
In our episode, Gregg shares his experiences in the Army including his incredible story of healing. He also dives into the work he does today to end the stigma of bipolar depression.
You can check out Gregg's website here: https://www.generalgreggmartin.com
You can find more about Gregg's story here: https://taskandpurpose.com/opinion/bipolar-disorder-gregg-martin-military-veterans/
Tune in to Gregg's interview with WBUR's Lisa Mullins here: https://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2021/05/24/army-general-gregg-martin-bipolar-disorder
TW: There is reference to suicidal ideation and severe mental health challenges in this episode. Gregg shares everything about his difficult battles throughout deep moments of mania and depression.
 
 

1 hr 1 min

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