Daily Archives: February 14, 2014

Sleeping

Jan. 26, 2011 — Spending too many nights tossing and turning? You may want to vacuum your bedroom, wash your sheets, and throw out that lumpy mattress before you reach for a sleeping pill. Results from a survey commissioned by … Continue reading

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Medication Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

MEDICATION treatments for Bipolar Disorder: 1.quetiapine(Seroquel , Seroquel XR) What is the most important information I should know about quetiapine? Seroquel 100 mg round, yellow, imprinted with SEROQUEL 100 Seroquel 200 mg round, white,… More 2.aripiprazole(Abilify , Abilify Discmelt) What … Continue reading

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Fact Sheet/Suicide/Mental Health

One in four adults-57.7 million Americans-experience a mental health disorder in a given year. One in 17 lives with a serious mental illness , such as schizophrenia, major depression, or Bipolar disorder and about one in ten children have a … Continue reading

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Destination Recovery

DESTINATION RECOVERY; If you live with mental illness, you may be struggling to find treatment, manage your medication and cope with life’s challenges effectively. There is ample cause for hope. You are not alone, help is available, mental health conditions … Continue reading

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Nuturing Relationships Through Recovery

Nurturing Relationships through Recovery; Having a mental illness shouldn’t keep you from enjoying fulfilling relationships of all kinds, from close friendships to romantic relationships and even marriage. Mental illness is fairly common. In reality, there are many people with mental … Continue reading

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Parenting

Be the Best Parent You Can Be; Mental health conditions can affect any person regardless of gender, age, health status and income, and that includes people who have or want to have children of their own. Parenting is both greatly … Continue reading

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Coping with Stress and natural Disasters

If your community has been hit by a natural disaster, you’re probably trying to make sense of what happened and deal with the stress of the situation. These events create a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety for those directly … Continue reading

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Housing “Finding a Home”

“FINDING A HOME” One of the biggest issues some people with mental illness face is the availability of housing. For many people, having a mental health condition has no impact on their housing. Most people can and do live independently … Continue reading

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What is Dual Diagnosis

What is Dual Diagnosis? A person who has both an alcohol or drug problem and an emotional/psychiatric problem is said to have a dual diagnosis. To recover fully, the person needs treatment for both problems. How Common Is Dual Diagnosis? … Continue reading

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Mental Illness and the family

“Recognizing Warning Signs and How to Cope:” Most people believe that mental disorders are rare and “happen to someone else.” In fact, mental disorders are common and widespread. An estimated 54 million Americans suffer from some form of mental disorder … Continue reading

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