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Andrea Jongbloed lives in Abbotsford, BC, Canada with her husband. She works as a community mental health outreach support worker with Fraser Health. She has lived successfully with bipolar disorder for 18 years and is passionate about mental health recovery. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, particularly sailing.

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Christians Need to End the Stigma Around Mental Illness

A friend asked me a challenging question. I looked down as she waited on my…

How to Know If You’re Suffering From Depression

My heart sank as I heard my friend’s response after revealing how I had been…

No, I Wouldn’t Trade Away My Mental Illness

I looked up at my friend who had just asked me a question. She had…

Living With Mental Illness

I looked up at my friend who had just asked me a question. She had…

5 Ways to Help Your Friend Through a Tough Time

As I watched my friend approach, tears welled up in my eyes and I got…

Christians Need to End the Stigma Around Mental Illness and Seasonal Depression

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Should You Be Online Dating?

My anxiety level was through the roof. I was waiting at the coffee shop, gripping…

When Forgiveness Isn’t Enough

Sitting at the coffee shop, I feel a lump in my throat. I am so…

4 Misconceptions About Mental Illness and Faith

I sat in the chair in my pastor’s office, listening to him list off strange…