Shared Experience

Story & Art Walk Margins of Bipolar

by Meagan Frank

Kathy Brandt processes the world through writing, while her son Max Maddox processes the world through art. Coming together to write the story of their experience with Max’s bipolar disorder challenged and changed both of them. Their willingness to expose their pain has started a necessary conversation in the mental health community and provided comfort for families experiencing similar challenges. “I want the book to be a sign of hope…” says Max. “I want to save a life or two.” […]