Battling Bi-Polar Disorder and chemical dependency is nothing new to Chris. His story is amazing.
In this episode, Chris takes us through the high-speed Police chase that led him to confinement at a mental hospital prison, located in St. Peter, MN. For approx. 5 years. Chris takes us back to high school then College where is bi-polar disorder started to take hold along with high levels of alcohol and narcotic consumption.
Chris will also talk about the darker side to life in a mental hospital/ prison. How he was treated and saw others treated. The on-going battle to stabilize the disorder and how to better handle mania and manic changes without using to feel better.
Finally, we fast forward with Chris to see what he has overcome, what he is still working on, and where he wants to be in the future.
In this episode we talk about…
The dangers of untreated bi-polar disorder and chemical dependency. Big crash. How to decide to accept your situation and create a plan to get out The dynamics of treatment is the St. Peter facility. Find a way out, what didn’t work, what works now.