My Thoughts on Mental Illness and Guns

The Bipolar Writer Blog - A Mental Health Blog

I want to preface this blog post with this: I have always been around guns my whole life and I have only known responsible gun owners personally.

I don’t normally write about my political thoughts or positions in my writing here because so much of what I write is about my personal experiences since my diagnosis. I am in no way writing this as a pro-gun position or from a position of anti-gun.

I write this not because of the events of this week, but rather because it is so important that I talk about a specific part of the conversations that are ongoing in the media and social media. I will leave the talking about “gun control” to others who may have better opinions. The tragic events in Las Vegas made me think about a subject that means the world to me; are guns and mental illness a good…

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