Natasha Tracy

Health Activist

Natasha Tracy is an award-winning writer and speaker from the Pacific Northwest. She specializes in writing about bipolar disorder, depression and other mental health issues. Her expertise has been sought by academics and reporters; she has been a speaker at the National Council's and Mental Health America's Annual Conferences, among others. She was named the fourth most influential social HealthMaker in mental health by Natasha has written the award-winning blog the "Bipolar Burble," detailing life with bipolar disorder, for 13 years. She also writes "Breaking Bipolar" at, garnering three back-to-back Web Health Awards.


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Best in Show: Blog

They make a great impact in educating people about the daily struggles that those with mental illness and bipolar deal with every day.  — April

Natasha's writing about bipolar disorder is honest, straight-forward, and well-informed. She does research, cites reputable sources, and draws logical conclusions. Natasha's frank portrayal of her life with bipolar disorder is moving and inspiring. It's so helpful to have someone posting their honest thoughts about living with a mental illness!  — Jen

Natasha is one of the hardest working writers I know. We are both contributors to HuffPost and have worked together. On Bipolar Burble, she candidly shares her own story. But what sets her apart is how she also shares scientific information and research. She bravely tells hard truths, always putting principle above popularity.  — Jessica

Natasha Tracy

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