Sally Buchanan-Hagen is a registered nurse and works in the emergency department. She also teaches undergraduate nursing students Mental Health Nursing and is a Consumer Academic. Sally was diagnosed with bipolar type I disorder when she was 22 and is now passionate about mental health promotion. She blogs for The International Bipolar Foundation and bphope. She has also written for The Change Blog, Youth Today, upstart, and the print magazine “Better Mental Health Magazine.” Sally volunteers for the Black Dog Institute in the roles of Youth Presenter and Community Presenter.