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Mommy, I'm Still In Here: Raising Children with Bipolar Disorder
     

Mommy, I'm Still In Here: Raising Children with Bipolar Disorder

by Kate McLaughlin
 

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Mommy I'm Still In Here clarifies myths and misunderstandings about bipolar disorder through the lives of Kate McLaughlin’s two teenaged children and provides vital information to a public frequently misled by sensationalist media and inaccurate Hollywood portrayals. This book supports, educates, and informs the reader, offering hope and encouragement.

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Mommy I'm Still In Here clarifies myths and misunderstandings about bipolar disorder through the lives of Kate McLaughlin’s two teenaged children and provides vital information to a public frequently misled by sensationalist media and inaccurate Hollywood portrayals. This book supports, educates, and informs the reader, offering hope and encouragement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933016498
Publisher:
Behler Publications, LLC
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
391,940
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

What People are Saying About This

Maggie Harding
"This mother's faith and courage are an inspiration to anyone who is struggling to change the unchangeable. She encourages calm acceptance and demonstrates that it is not a simplistic approach but the only approach."
Deborah Rose
"As a mother of two children with mental illness, Kate McLaughlin has not only written about my family, but about hundreds of other families as well. We want them to have quality of life, opportunities for a successful life and choices that allow them to exhibit and explore the special qualities they have. We love them. We want you to accept them."--(Deborah Rose, Director of Educational Development - National Alliance on Mental Illness, Texas)
Andy Behrman
"An eloquent, positive and motivating story that offers hope to all who struggle with this devastating illness."--(Andy Behrman, Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania)
Rosie ODonnell
"Sad and touching. You're a great writer and wonderful mom."
Maria Shriver
"A true testament to your family's strength to turn such a tremendous challenge into a positive light to inspire others."
Tipper Gore
"It is wonderful that Kate McLaughlin is using her family's story to promote awareness of bipolar disorder and put an end to the stigma that so often accompanies it."

Meet the Author


Kate McLaughlin: Kate L. McLaughlin frequently speaks and writes on the topics of communication, education, family issues, and mental health. McLaughlin, a mental health advocate, is a member of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation, and participates in NAMI's Family - to - Family program.

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