Dottie Pacharis


Dottie Pacharis is retired from a law firm in Washington, DC, and lives with her husband, George, also retired. They divide their time between Fort Myers Beach, Florida, and West River, Maryland. Since her son’s battle with bipolar disorder, she has become an advocate for the mentally ill.

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Mind on the Run: A Bipolar Chronicle
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Mind on the Run chronicles a family tragedy — the life and death of Scott C. Baker. It's a story of a family's efforts to help Scott through five major, prolonged bipolar manic episodes. It's the story of a suicide that proper treatment would have prevented.

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abuse    bipolar    civil rights    dangerous    death    family    homeless    humane    loss    love    manic    mental illness    rape    tradegy    treatment    victimization