Shadows of Myself

Please welcome first-time contributor Anne, a 42-year-old divorced mother of two. Anne has dealt with post-partum depression after the birth of her first child, unemployment, a second child and subsequent divorce a couple of years later. Since then, she has found herself dealing with depressive episodes, made more acute by the solitude of her mono-parental situation and... Continue Reading →

Swirl of Color

Photo taken by a woman in her forties who has been diagnosed with Bipolar II and ADD. About this photo: "This photograph was taken in Brooklyn, NY. I hoped to capture the extremely emotional and motion-full day with my photos. The swirl of color in this one mirrored my intense mood swings during this very hot day." ... Continue Reading →

Wonder Wheel

Photo taken by a woman who lives with Bipolar II and ADD. About this photo: This is a close up of the Wonder Wheel at Coney Island, Brooklyn NY. It's a huge ferris wheel with cars, some stationary, some rocking. Two of my four medications are imbalanced right now, my lithium is at a "sub-clinical level"... Continue Reading →

A Mermaid Tale

Photos taken by a 40+ year old woman diagnosed with Bipolar II and ADD. About these photos: I photographed the Mermaid Parade this past weekend at Coney Island, even though a few of my medicines are “off” and I was feeling kind of dizzy, confused and agitated in the hot sun.  It was a day of... Continue Reading →

Moving Free

Photo taken by Raven Adams, 26, of model Lillian Concepcion in New York. About this photo: This photo was taken of Lillian who is a choreographer/dancer. We decided on Coney Island because she grew up in the area. We wanted to capture an image of her that would express where she came from and her passion. The love... Continue Reading →

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