Tom Clute’s Testimonials

by Tom Clute As a service-connected Veteran with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, I felt helpless and lost at sea in the medical bureaucracy of the VA system. Although I received excellent clinical mental health services at the VA, there was never an invitation, conversation or information about my human options as a consumer to Read More

Getting Off Lithium

by Kara Beck Wiesner Starting on Lithium This blog is about my experiences with getting off Lithium. The first 33 years of my life was filled with great loss, trauma, and illness.  I was heavily medicated, somewhere around 45 or more medications, for 20 years of my life for my mental health.  My past diagnoses Read More