Vanita Halliburton: Shining Light on the Mental Health Stigma

As you walk down the halls of the Grant Halliburton Foundation, you are surrounded by artwork. At first glance, the bright colors and whimsical drawings appear to be created by an artist with a zest for life. The artist, Grant Halliburton, did indeed have a zest for life. He also suffered from bipolar disorder which eventually took his young life. After his death, Grant’s mother, Vanita, found the courage to share his talents with the world and help others learn to recognize the signs of mental illness.