Delays in the diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

A few weeks ago, we shared a post about how bipolar disorder can create a toxic environment in your brain which can actually reduce your brains ability to function. The study may have helped to explain why, the longer someone goes untreated with bipolar disorder, the harder it is to treat. This also clearly underscores […]

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Nature and mental health

We often talk about the challenges of treating mental illness and how a multi-pronged approach is almost always the best option. We treat the individual, not just the disease. Therapy, medication, exercise, nutrition and other healthy habits can all contribute to help someone recover from mental health challenges. In support of this notion, a recent […]

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Addiction in the family

I can’t believe I’m doing this again. Last week I wrote about how writing unsent letters helped me to cope with a lost relationship. I shared a personal story and writing it was wonderful…but posting it, well it literally made me nauseous. But the response I received was so overwhelmingly positive. A good friend encouraged […]

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