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9 Essential Coping Strategies for Bipolar Disorder

Don’t let your bipolar disorder run the show. Here are nine essential strategies that will allow you to live your full life despite your mood disorder.

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Self Care

9 Ways to Manage Stress After a Natural Disaster

Up to 40 percent of victims of natural disasters develop PTSD. Learn practical ways to manage your stress when nature’s wrath comes, such as establishing a routine and self-care.

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Suicide: What We Can Do Together to Save Lives

Suicide is a social problem that requires a community response. A woman whose life was saved by the intervention of others urges society to action.

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Living With

Depression and Anxiety: Feel Like You're Falling Apart?

Read tips on how to keep it together when your world feels like it's crumbling. From self-care to better boundaries, you can build resiliency.

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Risk Factors

9 Tips to Prevent Mania

Mania can feel euphoric, but the crash afterward is devastating. So how do you prevent it from happening? Here are some ways to protect yourself from mania.

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10 Celebrities Who Have Battled Depression and Made It Through to the Other Side

We rarely hear about success stories of celebrities living with depression. Here are 10 luminaries that serve as inspiration on how to persist through darkness.

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Negative Social Media Experiences Raise Depression Risk in Young People

A new study published in the journal Depression and Anxiety found that negative experiences of social media among teenagers and young adults are associated with increased depressive symptoms.

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A Finding That May Lead to a New Dementia Treatment?

A new mouse study from Temple University breaks through previously established barriers by identifying cellular pathways critical to developing dementia and offering potential treatments even after the disease is established.

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Baking Soda For Inflammatory Diseases?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease, and new evidence shows that baking soda may help fight inflammation.

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Kate Spade: Success, Depression, and Suicide

Why do so many successful people take their lives? The tragedy of Kate Spade’s death shatters misconceptions about suicide: that it is attached to failure.