Monthly Archives: March 2018

Darkness Therapy is a Way to Treat Mania

I was just reading about some alternative ways to treat bipolar disorder, specifically mania and came across an article that talked about darkness therapy.  I decided to do some research and write a blog about it. In 1996 there was … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How Pets help PTSD Victims and/or the Mentally Ill by Selim

Pets could play the most important role in your mental health recovery. Researchers of the United Kingdom and all over the world say that pets can be the only active element to their owners in their hard times or depressive … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Mistreatment of My son after A Living Nightmare of His 1st Psychosis by Tamara

It’s so hard for me to wrap my mind around the events of the past few weeks and perhaps that is why I struggle to find the words to yet again tell this story. But it’s a story that needs … Continue reading

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The Frustrations of Being a Mental Health Advocate

I recently posted on my FB page this and I truly believe it. It feels like an uphill battle. I have so many good things to offer if I could just get ONE person with influence to hear me.   I … Continue reading

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Dear Parkland Students,

   Pictures Source I have heard your frustrations about the politicians not listening to you in regards to gun control.  I am not going to get into how I feel about gun control.  What I do want to talk about … Continue reading

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Interview with the Author of Bipolar Disorder, My Biggest Competitor: An Olympian’s Journey with Mental Illness

Amy Gamble is a Mental Health Speaker, Coach & Advocate. Olympian and Bipolar survivor. Find out more about her and her cause and fight at amygamble.com. Amy Gamble is the Executive Director of NAMI Greater Wheeling.  She’s been speaking for the past … Continue reading

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Weeks/Months/Days Dedicated to Mental Health Topics

Here are some of the days/weeks/months set aside for the various mental illnesses and/or mental health topics.  Take some time to click on the source link to learn how you can help to raise awareness on  the topic. If you … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Slow Your Racing Mind by Charles Francis

Do you ever find it difficult to slow down your mind? For some of us, a racing mind is a serious problem. When we’re agitated, we have no control over our mind, and it becomes extremely difficult to meditate. An agitated mind … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 7 Routines for Bipolar Disorder by Sibple

Building healthy routines is a cornerstone to maintaining stability in bipolar disorder. The right routines can help to reduce episodes of mania and depression. Routines help build structure to your day, reduce stress, and help you to remember things like … Continue reading

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March Madness when it comes to Politics and Mental Health

For the most part, the colleges get along when playing basketball and most of them play with good sportsmanship. Very rarely do you see them attacking them about their beliefs, religion, and character. In fact, if they were to openly … Continue reading

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