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A question of ethics on money raised for charity

I suffer from Bipolar Disorder, and would love to embark on a long cycling journey (Approx 3500Km) to raise funds for a mental health charity (Ideally £1 per Km) . However, to enable this to happen, I would need to purchase a couple of items and pay for travel to the location, to start the journey. I am long term unemployed/able, and don't have any spare funds to do this. Would it be ethical to raise money for the charity, whilst also using a small percentage of the moneys to enable the trip to happen? [more inside]
posted by the_epicurean on Jul 23, 2016 - 6 answers

Have you experienced derealization as a child bipolar?

As an adult bipolar (BPD II) at 32 I'm still trying to make sense of odd things from my childhood. I have been able to figure out that a lot of incongruent behaviors as a kid relate to childhood manifestation of BPD: Night terrors, a certain precocious tendency, bouts of mania and depression, generally boilerplate things. But as an early teen I had some interesting derealization/quiet euphoria experiences that don't fit my notions of how Bipolar and I work together. More after the break. [more inside]
posted by aloiv2 on Apr 12, 2015 - 7 answers

My brother died four days ago. My father is coping by being abusive.

My brother passed away on Monday. My father is coping by lashing out. What do I do? [more inside]
posted by TryTheTilapia on Mar 7, 2014 - 22 answers

My head's all a-jumble, please help me.

Relationship with bipolar SO--please help. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 11, 2011 - 27 answers

[Life Path/Career Advice Filter]: How can someone a person with diagnosed depression work in the field of social justice?

[Life Path/Career Advice Filter]: How can someone a person with diagnosed depression work in the field of human rights and social justice? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 12, 2011 - 5 answers

The Fixodent to Her Wooden Teeth

Why am I always drawn towards people I can "fix," and how do I stop? [more inside]
posted by Mach3avelli on Sep 7, 2010 - 21 answers

Trying to adopt with a psychiatric diagnosis

Is it possible to adopt a child when a spouse has bipolar disorder? [more inside]
posted by Pater Aletheias on Aug 27, 2009 - 10 answers

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