Daily Archives: August 26, 2016

Investing in mental health and eliminating stigma worldwide

Monday, October 10, 2011, is World Mental Health Day, a global effort by the United Nation’s World Health Organization (WHO) to promote education and awareness about mental illnesses. The theme of this year’s event is “Investing in Mental Health,” with … Continue reading

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The increased risks of those with bipolar disorder A recent study discovered that elevated or low levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, are associated with depression and lower quality of life in bipolar patients. Elevated or low levels of the … Continue reading

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Combined, bipoloar disorder and anxiety prove dangerous

Recent studies revealed that people with bipolar disorder and anxiety disorder are more likely to be suicidal, experience psycho-social problems, and abuse drugs. New research shows that people with bipolar disorder who also suffer from an anxiety disorder are more … Continue reading

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Even facial expressions can cause anxiety

Unsurprisingly, those with social anxiety fear negative judgement from others, however, recent studies show that positive recognition also cause stress. PUBLISHED: 02/10/2016 0 LIKES Rachel Sluis from Griffith University Mark Boschen, Ph.D. from University of Queensland It is well established … Continue reading

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Anxiety & addiction the connection

The existence of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse disorder comorbidity has been known at least since the early days of PTSD diagnosis. However, less understood is the relationship between other anxiety disorders and substance abuse. Not only PTSD, … Continue reading

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Anxiety & addiction proven treatments

There are three kinds of treatment for nearly any condition: those proven to work, those proven ineffective, and those that are unproven. My previous article explored the role of anxiety in causing substance abuse, showing that treating anxiety along with … Continue reading

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Acupuncture

I have gotten acupuncture in the past and it helps a great deal if you know how to breathe whilr getting the treatment it is like meditating…. Acupuncture What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is the gentle insertion of very fine needles … Continue reading

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Bipolar debt

Bipolar debt is frequently a problem for members of the bipolar community. Manic episodes, bipolar spending sprees and reckless decisions can all result in serious financial consequences – and damaged credit. Lack of money is the root of all evil. … Continue reading

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Spirituality

“May we journey with the same candor, courage, and imagination as Merton mustered for his — with the same Spirit at our backs and in our hearts. May we, like he, journey back and forward to our true Source along … Continue reading

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The Crossing

An absorbing documentary about a band of Syrian refugees and their perilous journey to Italy and from there to new beginnings. Film Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat TwitterFacebookLinkPrint The Crossing is being presented as part of the Human … Continue reading

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