In this impactful podcast episode, we dive into a candid conversation with Meloney Hendricks, a Caribbean writer and mother of three. After her third child, Meloney was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, which became a turning point in her life. Inspired by her own journey, she founded the mental health blog "Dopamine on the Rocks" to create a safe space where individuals can share their experiences of managing mental illness and build a supportive community.

Meloney shares her personal story of experiencing the highs and lows that eventually led to her diagnosis. With raw honesty, she touches on the challenges she faced and the mindset shift she observed among millennials in acknowledging and discussing mental illness. By breaking down the barriers of stigma, Meloney believes that older generations are embracing a more receptive mindset, allowing them to open up and share their own stories.

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