Addiction and Mental Illness | Guest blog

Addiction and Mental Illness | Guest blog

Self-medication is a very common problem among people with mental illness. In people with bipolar disorder, roughly 56% had struggled with addiction at some point in their lives. When self-medication leads to addiction, the effects can become very dangerous and detrimental. Self-medication with substance abuse most often aggravates the symptoms after a short period of […]

Inside Out at Baptist Health

Inside Out at Baptist Health

I Still Matter’s mission is to foster mental and emotional healing through art and creative expression. One of I Still Matter’s goals is to help reduce stigma within our community. We do that through sharing our art exhibit specifically created to minimize stigma titled Inside Out. We are happy to share the news that Inside […]

Your Judgement Hurts

Your Judgement Hurts

I was having a conversation with a friend today about treatment options regarding her Depression. After our talk I realized there was a time I would’ve judged her decision to take medication. I would’ve complained about “Big Pharma” and how they do everything for money without caring about the individual. I probably would’ve mentioned “natural […]

Coloring Book Giveaway!

Coloring Book Giveaway!

August 2nd is National Coloring Book Day and we are giving away THREE of our coloring books! I Still Color is a fundraiser created by 52 local and international artists. Here’s how to enter your name in the contest: 1. “Like” the above picture on Facebook. We will share the morning the contest starts. 2. […]