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Bipolar

Mental & Emotional Health
May 3, 2019

Mental illness: Join the fight to break the stigma!

A mental illness is tough to handle, and even more so with daily commitments like work, university and home life. And then, there are the stigmas surrounding the issue. Common stigmas include that all people with schizophrenia are violent and that depression is just something people can snap out of. Both of which are not true...
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Mental & Emotional Health
March 5, 2016

The horrible history of mental health

Would you let someone drain your blood or force you to vomit to treat your depression? No, because there are meds for that! Mental health treatments have come a very long way from its brutal and inhumane beginnings. There may be a long way to go, but medical researched has progressed far from drilling holes into heads and half-drowning the mentally ill. Here’s how far we’ve come! (more…)
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Mental & Emotional Health
May 26, 2015

Bipolar Disorder: The highs and lows

Everyone has their good and their bad days; it’s normal, right? Yes, mood swings are a part of life and we all have them, but in a couple of hours, whether you’re overjoyed or a bit annoyed, you get back to living your life; but, bipolar disorder is more than just being in a good or bad mood for a few hours – it’s a serious condition that can interfere with your ability to live a normal life. (more…)
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