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How to Get the Right Care for Bipolar Disorder

The average bipolar patient spends 10 years finding the right treatment. Michael Pipich offers families and patients a more direct route.

By Michael G. Pipich

Schizophrenia Unveiled: A Brave Depiction of Life With the Illness

Any perceptions you held of schizophrenia are about to be shattered. Rachel Star Withers affords us a view inside her world living with the illness.

By Rachel Star Withers

Does a Mother's Diabetes Increase Her Child's Risk of Autism?

Autism in children has been associated with maternal diabetes. Find out what you can do to minimize this risk during pregnancy.

By Ginger Vieira

Service Dogs to the Rescue: Vets, Canines, and PTSD

Veteran James Rutland credits his four-legged friend for helping him return to health. Read about the science behind service dogs helping to treat PTSD.

By Stephanie Stephens

Are Video Games Bad For Your Health?

What’s hype and what’s truth when it comes to health and video games? Jerry Kennard, Ph.D. examines the science on gaming and offers an accurate assessment.

By Jerry Kennard

9 Self-Help Tips for Managing OCD

Journaling, exercising, and education are three strategies that are helpful in managing obsessive-compulsive disorder. Learn even more.

By Eileen Bailey

Anxiety and Homework: 9 Tips for Parents

Tests. Deadlines. Hard math equations. Homework is stressful, especially when for kids with anxiety. As a parent, here’s how you can help.

By Eileen Bailey

Climate Change and Suicide: Is There a Link?

Research suggests there’s a strong connection between hot weather and higher suicide rates. With projected average temperature increases due to climate change, also called global warming, this correlation could lead to an additional 21,000 suicides in the United States and Mexico by 2050.

By Diane Domina

Need Help for Depression? Start With This List

It’s difficult for people in the midst of depression symptoms and their loved ones to know where to go for help. This list provides a great guide.

By Eileen Bailey

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.

By Therese Borchard