by Rachel Featherstone, WHNP, Ketamine Nurse Practitioner
Mental health has been a continuous thread in the story of my life, beginning even before I was born.
I grew up with grandparents on either side of my family with mental health struggles. My grandmother on one side was affected by both bipolar depression and alcoholism, and the stories of her life were passed on with a good degree of caution. You don’t want to grow up to be like her, I heard in between my mother’s words.
My grandfather’s struggles were talked about less often, and with a greater sense … Read more...