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Community Health Leaders

In order to stay up to date on latest treatments, drug discovery, clinical studies and how to cope with bipolar every day, brings you frequent articles, points of view, and advice from leading health leaders and experts.

Current Health Leaders

Wendy Ascione-Juska

Wendy Ascione-Juska is a mental wellness advocate based in Michigan. She was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder in 2006 and was hospitalized for mania before finding balance with medication and therapy. Once stabilized, she began sharing her mental health journey with others. Read more.

Dennis Heil

My name is Dennis Heil, and I'm diagnosed with Type 2 Bipolar Disorder and High-Functioning Autism. I started Bipolar cycling back in 1994ish, lived undiagnosed until 2009ish with all of the fun things that go along with it. Read more.

Natasha Tracy, B.Sc.

Natasha Tracy, B.Sc., lives with bipolar disorder and is a mental health thought leader and subject matter expert in bipolar disorder. She is an award-winning writer, speaker, and consultant. Read more.

Andrea Vassilev, Psy.D

Andrea Vassilev, Psy.D. is a doctor of psychology with specialty expertise in and 25 years' experience living with bipolar disorder. She dedicates her time to being a therapist (registered psychological associate in California), advocate, speaker, and writer. Read more.

Julie Liddell Whitehead

Julie Liddell Whitehead lives and writes from Mississippi. Her debut fiction collection, HURRICANE BABY: STORIES, is forthcoming from Madville Publishing in August 2024. She writes on topics concerning mental health, mental health education, and mental health advocacy. Read more.

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