Ms Fastis the author of Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder, Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder, and Getting it Done When You’re Depressed. She is the top online bipolar disorder writer with over 15 million views of her work. She works as a continuing education trainer on the topics of bipolar disorder and psychotic disorders as well as the impact of substances including cannabis on the brain. She was the original consultant for the Claire Danes character on the Showtime series “Homeland” and received the Mental Health America excellence in journalism award. She lives with bipolar disorder and a psychotic disorder.