DRAWING NEW LINES
Faith Rhyne is a parent, educator, and a radical mental health activist. She became interested in psychology and psychiatry at age 13, when she was put into forced treatment for the first time. Faith has abandoned her old diagnosis of bipolar 1, severe with psychotic features, in favor of a holistic understanding of madness. She deeply values the human right to define one’s own experiences in ways that encourage wisdom, gratitude, strength, and possibility. She writes about neurodiversity, narrative, and healing the relationship between self and world.