Daily Archives: May 22, 2015

Service dogs for Bipolar Disorder

Service dogs for Bipolar Disorder: Updated March 09, 2015. Can those with psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder or depression benefit from interaction with animals? The answer is a resounding, “YES!” “There are an increasing number of dogs being trained … Continue reading

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Manage Weight Gain on Mental Health Medications

Managing Weight Gain on Mental Health Medications: Updated March 26, 2015. One of the challenges faced by people with mood disorders is weight gain from their medications. I myself gained 80 pounds on psychotropic meds. In addition to being physically … Continue reading

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“Mental Health by the Numbers”

Mental Health by the Numbers: Prevalence of Mental Illness Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.7 million, or 18.6%—experiences mental illness in a given year.1 Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S.—13.6 million, or 4.1%—experiences a serious mental … Continue reading

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“Helping Low income Patience get Affordable Medications”

Helping Low-Income Patients Get Affordable Medications http://www.togetherrxaccess.com http://www.pparx.org http://www.nami.org/Content/ContentGroups/Helpline1/Prescription_Drug_Patient_Assistance_Programs.htm http://www.needymeds.com http://www.freemedicineprogram.com http://www.medicarerights.org

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