Video Video: Mental Skillness

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VIDEO: “At TED’s Full Spectrum Auditions, comedian Joshua Walters, who’s bipolar, walks the line between mental illness and mental “skillness.” In this funny, thought-provoking talk, he asks: What’s the right balance between medicating craziness away and riding the manic edge of creativity and drive?”

Joshua Walters is also a mental health educator.

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VIDEO: Joshua talks about mental state cycles of bipolar disorder and what happens when people decide to stop their medication because they want to be “normal”.

For more information and his appearance schedule visit his site at Watch clips of his performances on his Youtube channel at