Storytelling will Save the World… Yes, Even Yours

Written by: Josh Rivedal Captain’s log, Stardate January 2011. Where unfortunately many have gone before. I’m twenty-six years old and thinking about dying… actually I’m not being entirely truthful. I’m dangling halfway out the fourth floor window of my bedroom in New York City. I don’t really want to die. … Continue reading…

The Potential of Neurocounseling in Understanding and Treating Bipolar Disorder (Infographic)

Written by: Tim Wayne Like many mental illnesses, the causes of bipolar disorder are not entirely known. But thanks to years of research, we do know that our brains’ physiology plays a significant role. With the help of brain imaging technology, we know that individuals with bipolar disorder have differences … Continue reading…

How to Manage Bipolar Symptoms

By Minnie Daniel Bipolar disorder is a serious brain disorder that causes one to experience changes in energy, activity levels, mood and the capability to perform daily tasks effectively. The symptoms of this disorder are severe and can result to poor performance in school or at the work place, inability … Continue reading…

Surprising Treatments For Mental Disorders (Infographic)

Many thanks to Sherlyn Popper from www.bestpsychologydegrees.com for this helpful suggestion. Source: BestPsychologyDegrees.com

Coping With S.A.D. and Seasonal Depression (Infographic)

Thank you to Madison Tetzlaff for this lovely infographic and suggestion! Seasonal depression affects many worldwide is something that can definitely take a toll on those who live with bipolar disorder. Source: Online-Psychology-Degree.com  

Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits With Bipolar Disorder

Article by: Ram Meyyappan If you are suffering from severe Bipolar disorder, it can be difficult to maintain full-time employment. The mood swings and the effects from the medications that you may be taking can make it impossible to get out of bed on some days. The resulting lack of … Continue reading…

The Science of Mental Illness (Infographic)

I recently received an e-mail with this awesome infographic regarding the science of mental illness and I thought it was appropriate to share as well as a great visual. Thank you to Cara Delany for the kind suggestion!

Helping Your Teen Overcome Bipolar Disorder

By: Camryen Walker (http://helpyourteennow.com/) The teenage years are difficult by themselves, let alone with the added stress of a mental illness or disorder of some kind. As parents, we can see the struggle and we want to help, but often are unsure of how to do that. This article can … Continue reading…