Submitted by Flipswitch on Friday, November 11, 2011 - 7:52pm
Hanh, a fitness coach with bipolar disorder, tells us about how her illness has affected her relationship with her husband when they were dating and now that they are married. We discuss things NOT to say to a partner with bipolar disorder. We also discuss helpful things you can say or do when the one you love has this illness.
Submitted by Flipswitch on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 6:00pm
This podcast discusses the obvious and not so obvious activities that lead some people with bipolar disorder into debt. What role do mania and hypomania work in moving people to spend too much money? What's the solution to the problem?
Submitted by Flipswitch on Friday, July 8, 2011 - 9:30am
In Pt 1, we heard how Hanh's family fled the turbulence of Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon. Hanh described growing up with depression and hitting rock bottom in college with drugs, alcohol, & suicidal thoughts. In Pt 2, she shares Hope--hear about the conversation that changed her life. Hear how she overcame cultural barriers to get a bipolar diagnosis and live well!
Submitted by Flipswitch on Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 6:33pm
Hanh was born in a refugee camp in Thailand when her family fled Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon. She came to the U.S. at 10 months-old with her family through a refugee sponsorship program. Hanh discusses growing up with bipolar disorder and the roles American & Vietnamese cultures played in her ability to get help.