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Join the Mental Health Conversation

You always hear that you need to stay healthy by eating right and exercising; but now, you are invited to join the mental health conversation. It is important that you and your family stay psychologically and emotionally strong, as well as being fit physically. Life does not always run smoothly.

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The Difference Between Mania and Hypomania in Bipolar Teens

Bipolar Disorder is characterized by the swing of moods between mania and depression. Euphoria, elation, racing thoughts, irritability, and substance use are common symptoms of mania. Some individuals will also engage in forms of self-harm, such as cutting or risky behavior as a way to take away their emotional pain

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Supporting Your Bipolar Teen: Ten Questions to Ask A Psychiatrist

When you’ve acquired mental health support from a psychiatrist or therapist, it’s easy to think to yourself that your work is done. It’s easy to hand over your trust and the reigns of treatment over to the professional.   However, in some ways, that’s the worst thing you can do.

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Common Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Having a mental illness is actually quite common in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 26.2 of American adults have been diagnosed with a mental disorder. Bipolar Disorder, specifically, affects approximately 5.7 million American adults, or about 2.6 percent of the U.S. population age

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