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Andy Behrman, Guest Author


Updated October 28, 2012

Andy Behrman is the author of Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania, published by Random House. His book has been translated into six languages. He is a mental health advocate and speaker who promotes mental health awareness, suicide prevention and fights stigma when speaking to college audiences, mental health care professionals and local and national mental health support groups. His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and New York Magazine, and he is a frequent contributor to About Bipolar Disorder (this site) and Help For Depression.

He has appeared on Anderson Cooper 360, NPR Radio and on the cover of Bp Magazine. He was interviewed by Stephen Fry for his documentary, "Secret Life of a Manic Depressive," which aired on the BBC, and he will appear in a documentary called "In His Own Mind," a film which traces his illness over a period of decade, directed and produced by Brian Cresto.

Behrman maintains a website at www.electroboy.com and can be found on Twitter @electroboyusa. He lives in Los Angeles with his two daughters who are five and seven, and never dreamed he would attend a Parent Association Meeting in his lifetime.

Andy Behrman Resources:

  1. About.com
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  3. Bipolar Disorder
  4. Personal Stories / Books
  5. Electroboy
  6. Andy Behrman, Mental Health Activist and Author of Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania - Guest Author at About Bipolar Disorder

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