Growing up with a Bipolar mother and end of life discussion - Interview with Carly Baxter

March 20, 2022

Growing up with a Bipolar mother and end of life discussion - Interview with Carly Baxter
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Carly Baxter is a digital marketing entrepreneur having developed many websites over the years and now entered the app and app marketing space. Carly has travelled to over 21 countries and lived in Sweden. She grew up with her single Mother suffering from Bipolar and is now ready to share her story.

Her aim is to help create more awareness, compassion and understanding of what it’s like to live with a Bipolar parent and to help raise public awareness with a more significant government mental health funding for families, especially kids to cope in a more effective and understanding way.

0:00 - Introduction of Carly and her lived experience
3:50 - What support did you have?
5:30 - Did you visit your mum in the psychiatric ward?
11:00 - Unethical psychiatric nurse?
12:30 - Threats of suicide against children made by parents
15:00 - Coping mechanisms?
17:25 - Doctors not helping
19:00 - Carly’s mum passing
20:45 - How did you get yourself through your mother’s passing? 
23:40 - Did many people know about your situation?
25:00 - What do you think would help people in your situation?
32:00 - No help for Bipolar people who are about to get unwell
33:20 - Separating the illness from the person
35:00 - What would have helped Carly in her situation?
40:00 - How is Carly going now and embracing your story?
47:00 - Final Words 

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Carly Baxter is a digital marketing entrepreneur having developed many websites over the years and now entered the app and app marketing space. Carly has travelled to over 21 countries and lived in Sweden. She grew up with her single Mother suffering from Bipolar and is now ready to share her story.

Her aim is to help create more awareness, compassion and understanding of what it’s like to live with a Bipolar parent and to help raise public awareness with a more significant government mental health funding for families, especially kids to cope in a more effective and understanding way.