Andy Behrman was born 1962 and is an American writer of non-fiction as well as a mental health advocate and national speaker. He is the author of Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania, a chronicle about his experiences with Manic Depression, published by Random House. "Electroboy" not only details his battle with manic depression but also traces his career dealing forgeries of the art of Mark Kostabi. His story was originally bought by HBO and Tobey Maguire considered the lead role. Behrman was formerly a spokesman for Bristol Myers Squibb until he publicly criticized them for their marketing techniques and began a crusade against Bristol Myers Squibb with a well-known YouTube video titled, "Abilify Kills." Behrman lives with his two daughters in Los Angeles, California. He is working on a sequel to Electroboy, as well as a self-help book for people with manic depression. He graduated from Wesleyan University.