Alcoholism and Mental Health – Episode Eleven The Bipolar Writer Podcast

This is one of those episodes that makes me happy as it is just me, the mic, the ideas in my head, and you, the audience. On January 1st, 2021, I recommitted to my sobriety after losing five years after my mother’s death. Alcoholism has a history in my life, and I discuss how it came into my life, how it is not great to mix alcoholism with mental illness, how I used alcohol as a coping mechanism, and so much more. What I want from these episodes is to learn through my own experiences, and if it reaches one person, then that is okay. I have done what I set out to do. 

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The Bipolar Writer Podcast Interview with Kathleen The Bipolar Writer Podcast

About the Episode Take a journey as I interview Katheleen and her journey with her mental illness.  About James If you are looking for all things James Edgar Skye, you can find his social media visiting Also support a life coach that has influenced me along my journey of self-reflection: The Bipolar Writer Podcast is listener-supported, and for as little as $5 a month, you can help support the mental health advocacy that I do by visiting Please help this podcast grow by sharing with friends or anyone that you think will benefit from the experiences of others and myself. You can also find me on the following websites. You can also find me on the following websites to book your interview, ask questions, and reach out to me. Purchase my books at: — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. — Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
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4 thoughts on “Alcoholism and Mental Health – Episode Eleven The Bipolar Writer Podcast

  1. Hey 🙂
    I wish i never used alchohol when i did so much in the past as a coping mechanism and even when i started medications.
    I got into trouble with the law because i was mixing them and was rarely happy.
    thankyou for sharing i will always remember we have a choice

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  2. I applaud you for speaking your truth about how alcohol has played a part in your life. I look at it as gaining wisdom, you haven’t lost anything, it’s merely a footnote of the continous journey we are all on in life. I used and abused alcohol along with my medications, definitely a learning lesson that gambled with my own life. These steps all serve. We are always left with choices and from those choices the consequences. Thank you for being do transparent James, it helps everyone! Peace, joy and love to you 🙏

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