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Is It OK to Tell My Boss About My Mental Health Issues?

on December 03, 2019

Ever come down with the flu, or break a bone on a ski trip? Chances are, you can count on your boss and your coworkers to rally around with sympathetic emails, flowers, or a pot of chicken soup.  What’s more: Your boss wants to help you get better quickly—and get back to the office.

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5 Things You Don’t Know About Bipolar Disorder

on June 11, 2019

The average person’s knowledge of bipolar disorder often comes from movies, where patients are typically depicted in one of three ways:

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Bipolar Disorder: 14 Signs To Look For

on February 02, 2018

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by extreme mood swings that affects 2.6%, or 5 million, people in the U.S.

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Light Therapy and Bipolar Depression: What You Need to Know

on December 22, 2017

Ever heard of the winter blues? There’s a reason some people start feeling sad during the colder months: seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Light therapy, or a “happy box,” is often used to help combat symptoms of SAD. The light box is like a screen and is the size of an average desktop computer.

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Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy Discuss the Weight of Mental Illness

on March 17, 2017

What do Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy have in common? They both have been personally affected by mental illness, and they’ve been advocating for better mental health awareness and treatment.

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Exploring Types of Bipolar Disorder

on February 28, 2017

While bipolar disorder is less well-known than other mental illnesses such as anxiety or depression, it affects a significant number of people across the country and the world. About 5.7 million American adults, or 2.6% of the population, suffer from the disorder in any given year.

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Mental Illness and Heart Disease Are Often Found in the Same Patients

on February 24, 2017

Mental illness and heart disease are both conditions that affect millions of people in the United States in a given year, but what else do the two have in common?

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4 Things You Should Know About Bipolar Disorder

on September 27, 2016

Although bipolar disorder is well known, there is a lot of misunderstanding in terms of the specifics of the condition. About 5.7 million American adults, or 2.6% of the population, are affected by the disorder in any given year.

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