A photo of podcast guest Rachel Guyer-Mafune, who discusses mental health challenges

This week on the Major Pain podcast, Seattle based performer Rachel Guyer-Mafune discusses her history with mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression, ADHD and bipolar disorder. Although she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in freshman year of college, she is only now beginning to open up about this diagnosis publicly. She describes the feeling of oscillating between depressive and hypomanic states, and how hypomania most affects her sleep, speech and spending. Rachel discusses how harmful stigma and stereotypes prevent people from being open about mental health, and provides invaluable insight into the reality of living with these challenges.

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This episode of Major Pain is supported by a creator grant from the Stimpunks Foundation. This is a nonprofit organization providing mutual aid and human-centered learning for neurodivergent and disabled people. Check them out online at https://stimpunks.org/


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