Interesting articles, external anecdotes/stories, and other resources


#1

I found a few articles that really spoke to me on these topics recently. Since this aims to be the place for people to connect on these issues, I thought I’d start a thread to share links like this. There is probably a better way to structure this, but until someone figures out what it is, here goes…


#2

#3

I find James Altucher’s blog makes me feel better.


#4

Article by a Chicago based author in the NYT:

The Problem with How We Treat Bipolar Disorder


#5

This is a pretty great and humorous blog post http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2013/05/depression-part-two.html


#6

I just gave a talk called “Open Sourcing Mental Illness” yesterday at php|tek13 which might be helpful for some folks. I’ve uploaded the slides and an audio recording of the session.

I’m going to be giving this talk at a few upcoming conferences, including:

  • Open Source Bridge

  • OSCON

  • Lone Star PHP

  • Distill

  • True North PHP


#7

listening now … it’s great you’re sharing your story, and also glad to see on your blog you’ve received a lot of positive feedback. more confirmation about people who are in need.


#8

This talk rocked my world.


Totally worth watching and trying!


#9

Winston Churchill referred to his own depression as living with the “black dog.” An organization in Australia has adopted that name and created a fantastic website about depression and bipolar disorder.

http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/