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The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance on peer support in Tennessee by Larry Drain Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 21 Nov 2013 11:26am The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance is the largest peer run organization in the United States.  It has over 1000 peer run support groups and helps through its various programs close to 4 million people a year.  It is an organization I am proud to be a member of.  Phyllis Foxworth is the Communications and Advocacy Manager for DBSA Natio ... Read on »
Depression Bipolar Support Allia ... by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 6:21pm Depression Bipolar Support Alliance offers a great networking site called ‘Facing Us.’ Go there. Have a look. Sign up and log on. You’ll find, among other great resources, a screening center, contacts for local support groups, educational materials, relaxation and sleep techniques, yoga videos, and guides to create an on-line journal and long-t ... Read on »
Coping Skills for Bipolar Disorder by Nancie .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Mar 2009 9:59am Dear Friends, Thanks for stopping by. Thanks for your prayers and encouragements. Thank God for sustaining and strengthening me daily. I am still experiencing fatigue and tiredness. Looking to our Lord daily and continuing to learn to pace myself. Been doing exercise regularly and cut down on some activities. I am not able to do active bl ... Read on »
On Bipolar Disorder & Medication by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Jun 2010 2:40pm Advice from Dr. Steven A. Weisblatt Dr. Steven A. Weisblatt, MD , a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center who also has private practices in New York and Pennsylvania, recently wrote the following article for  bp Hope Magazine .  He is a leading consultant regarding accurate psychiatric diagn ... Read on »
Back to School With Bipolar? How College Can Unleash Mania - Article by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 19 Sep 2009 10:03pm The rituals of college—making new friends, studying until dawn, excessive partying—can stress out any young adult. But students with bipolar disorder, or those at risk for the condition, are even more vulnerable in a college environment. Academic pressures, social concerns, and sleep disruptions can lead to bouts of depression as well as man ... Read on »
Recovery steps for depression and bipolar disorder or manic-depressive illness by Nancie .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 7:08pm 1 Comment Dear Friends, Thanks for stopping by this Mission 4 Monday post. I am thankful to God that I can continue to serve Him through this blog. One of the missions of my blog is to share with others God's goodness and mercies to me in managing clinical depression and bipolar disorder, as well as to share resources that will benefit a pers ... Read on »
8 Myths About Bipolar Disorder - Article by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 Aug 2009 10:06pm Because of increased awareness and diagnosis, more people than ever before have a basic understanding of bipolar disorder, the condition formally known as manic depression. Yet myths persist about this mental disorder that causes mood shifts from depression to mania and affects a person's energy and ability to function. WebMD asked ... Read on »
Pamphlets/Articles on Bipolar Disorder by Nancie .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:49pm Here are some useful information/pamphlets/brochures on bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness): 1. Bipolar Disorder by National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) (download nimhbipolar.pdf ) This is a very helpful introduction about Bipolar Disorder (manic-depressive illness), the symptoms of mania and depression, the medical and ot ... Read on »
Online Bipolar Support: Risky Rx? by Mom, Interrupted Posted Fri 24 Mar 2006 12:00am Online communities are great resources for information, especially regarding the various experience others have with Bipolar Medications, insurance and employment issues, and of course the support. There are hundreds of communities, everywhere from Delphi Forums, Blog Sites, to forums supported by DBSA; Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. M ... Read on »
10 Ways to Deal with Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted Sat 10 Oct 2009 12:00am               A lawyer with depression used to call me once a month.  He would tell me about the emotional problems in his life.  Many times, he cried.  This went on for a year.  I listened each time for about a hour and then the conversation would routinely end with, “catch you later.”  Yet, nothing changed for ... Read on »