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Upstate man’s bipolar battle leads to new website, book

August 21st, 2013 Posted by Advocacy, Articles, Media, News Commentary, Published Media 1 thought on “Upstate man’s bipolar battle leads to new website, book”

From WYFF4, on Oct. 17th, 2013

Blough with his wife and their son after he was awarded NAMI’s Best Recovery Member of 2011

GREENVILLE, S.C. —A Greenville man who dealt with mental illness for years, and hit lows that included hospitalizations and incarcerations, is now helping the police and is seeking to be an advocate for others with mental health issues. New Balance Baskets Femme Many in the Upstate know Paton Blough, who attended Bob Jones University, from Bullmoose Tree Company, the successful tree service he built starting in the late 1990s. newbalance chaussures This week, Blough announced that he has left his work as an arborist to work as a mental health advocate. He launched a website, redhype-test.com/rehinge, that he says he hopes will help others with mental health issues find inspiration, education, hope and help without fear of stigma. new balance Homme pas cher Blough says he did not discover that he has type I bipolar disorder until he was 26. He says he experienced severe levels of psychosis that led to suicidal lows, reckless mania and extreme paranoia resulting in altercations with police, arrests and imprisonment. chaussures newbalance pas cher His marriage also ended and his business folded. newbalance pas cher Bough says that in 2009, he met and married his current wife, Marie, and with her help got involved with groups such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness and began his recovery. acheter newbalance en ligne “I believe my story provides a balanced model of recovery that looks at all vital mental health issues, including self-awareness, psychiatry and pharmaceuticals, counseling and therapy, diet and routine, honesty with loved ones and accountability and most importantly God,” Blough says, He says despite having had multiple encounters with law enforcement, he now trains some of those same officers on how to de-escalate encounters with those suffering from mental illness. new balance femme pas cher Since 2009, he has helped more than 200 Greenville County officers with Crisis Intervention Training. Blough also plans to release a book about his experiences with bipolar disorder.

1 thought on “Upstate man’s bipolar battle leads to new website, book”

Eithne says:

Sir, the terms “All My Relations”, “We are all one”.
I think you are Teaching that we all live in this place full of brainwaves and our individual signal must be Clear when we meet an individual like you who is in an overload of “Signal Input” Supernaturally Supersensitive,
Bless whatever brought your voice to be heard, my darling brother, an incredible man, has been my teacher and your comment to those who have no understanding of this brutal condition have to Learn about the power of unconditional humanitarian love, and that anything less than true calm when faced with a Sensitive having an episode has got to be the epitome of honest caln and patience, THANK YOU FOR BRINGING AN UNDERSTANDING OF WHERE TO BEGIN BEING OF HELP, to USA! Luckily, by the grace of the creator my darling Brother is in Sweden,

Thank you! Loads of love to Mrs. Blough who sees you in all your Glory

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  • “It has been one of my greatest rewards as NAMI Greenville, SC Program Director to see your recovery from when we first met to your award as NAMI South Carolina’s Recovery Person of the Year to your appearance on the same stage with author Pete Early. I hope your book is every bit as successful as his has been.”

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    • Program Director NAMI Greenville, SC
  • “It’s incredible. If you aren’t sure, always go for Cast. I don’t always clop, but when I do, it’s because of Cast. I made back the purchase price in just 48 hours!”

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