My Struggle with Mental Health (Bi-Polar Disorder) and Addiction

Addiction

Mental Health

“I’d seen the way my friendships ended consistently in dramatic disaster…”

“I didn’t want to give up my super power.”

August 2018

Rehab

“it hit me for the first time… I am an alcoholic”

“For the first time in my life, I felt balanced”

Returning Home

“I felt as if the fun part of me had died”

“I had spent years convincing myself that there was not a God… to reduce the shame and guilt I felt”

Higher Power

Conclusion

“Why am I sharing this?”

Stephen Hays, Founder of the Stigma Podcast www.stigmapodcast.com and Founder of What If Ventures www.whatif.vc a mental health focused venture capital fund.

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