Bipolar Disorder

Locations

Crown City Suites 600 S. Lake Ave. Suite 200 Pasadena CA 91106 Meetings: Mon. through Fri. 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Parking entrance from S. Lake Ave. at booth. Parking is free. For more days and […]

Poetry

Awakening (all a dream)

By Tyler Wills Days spin into your days, immersing me in the deafening din of the subtle whisper of your voice. My hours blend with your hours, time moving in scatterbrain spider web-like directions, and […]

Poetry

Living words of a dead poet

The leaves have been blowing in the wind And i have missed much of natures beauty Contemplating my life and where it should be going Catch your breath and do
But i didn’t listen
I was caught up in the future as well as the past
Just not in the present where i should have been living
Treat each day like its your last […]

Bipolar Disorder

WHAT HELPS AND WHAT HURTS

When Someone You Care about Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder What Helps What Hurts I understand you have a real illness and that’s what causes these thoughts and feelings. It’s all in your head. I […]

Bipolar Disorder

Beyond Diagnosis

The National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association (National DMDA), a patient advocacy organization, calls upon the primary care community to move beyond the diagnosis of depression and increase patient involvement to improve the quality of care for people being treated for depression in the primary care setting. […]

Depression

Post-Partum Depression

Postpartum depression is not just “the baby blues,” a mild feeling of sadness after a baby is born that goes away on its own. If the “baby blues” don’t go away after 2 weeks, you could be suffering from postpartum depression, and should seek help. You need not feel ashamed of having an illness – or of any treatment you may need to feel better – any more than you would feel ashamed about having diabetes or asthma and taking medication to stay healthy. […]

Bipolar Disorder

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies involving people, which may be conducted by universities, hospitals, non-profit community agencies or for-profit testing companies. Some trials evaluate the effects of new or existing medications. Others study new forms of psychotherapy or other treatment methods. Each follows a structured plan developed before the trial begins. […]