Depression

Men and Depression

Men deal with depression in different ways. They tend to keep feelings to themselves. Many try to cope with their symptoms in unhealthy ways, including excessive use of alcohol or drugs, violent outbursts, dangerous activities or burying themselves in work. […]

Bipolar Disorder

Treatment Technologies for Mood Disorders

Treatment for depression and bipolar disorder usually includes four elements: talk therapy, medication, peer support, and a personal wellness plan. Sometimes, though, these standard treatments don’t help… or don’t help enough. As a result, researchers are turning to new technologies in search of more effective treatments. […]

Bipolar Disorder

Helping a Friend or Family Member

Helping a Friend or Family Member with Depression or Bipolar Disorder Mood disorders such as bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depression) and depression affect millions of people. Their family members and friends are affected too. […]

Bipolar Disorder

Understanding Patient Hospitalization

Understanding Hospitalization for Mental Health Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance We’ve been there. We can help. If you have severe symptoms of illness like depression or bipolar disorder, a brief stay in the hospital can […]

Bipolar Disorder

Psychotherapy- How it Works

Support Alliance We’ve been there. We can help. If you or someone you know is experiencing mood swings, persistent sadness or anxiety, or having trouble sleeping or eating, you might have decided it’s time to seek […]