At 27 Beth has had 68 ECT treatments aka “Shock Therapy” and while she attests to it’s effectiveness in helping her with her bipolar episodes it has also taken a toll on her memory; including not recognizing her boyfriend of several years.

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More About Our Guest

Social media: @heybethmay

Email: tobethmay@gmail.com

-Article about a therapy dog that made an amazing impact on me.

www.uclahealth.org/u-magazine/leo-me

-Slam poetry piece I did about bipolar disorder

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwaHkfHrx4g

-My short story compilation

www.amazon.com/Apocalips-Beth-May-ebook/dp/B01NCJ05XV

 

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