My name is Anja Burcak. I am an undergraduate student pursuing my B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Biology at UNC. My personal experiences in the past 3 years have made me increasingly aware of the issues of the mental health care system and mental health illness/condition-related stigma. I'm a mental health advocate and a WordPress blogger on my bipolar disorder. I hope to eventually go to graduate school for Clinical or School Psychology. You can reach her blog at or follow her on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

#WhatBipolarFeelsLike – How Bipolar Disorder Impacts Individuals

With World Bipolar Day on March 30th, I decided to reach out on social media with the hashtag #WhatBipolarFeelsLike to see how Bipolar Disorder impacts individuals. I got all types...

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Here’s How I am Living a Life of a Maniac

What Mania Feel Like? You may be manic if you have slept on average for two hours for the past few days without feeling tired at all. You may be manic if you find yourself impulsi...

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