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Family and Friends’ Guide to Recovery from Depression and Bipolar Disorder We’ve been there. We can help. hen a friend or family member has an episode of depression or bipolar disorder (manic depression), you might be unsure about what you can do to help. You might wonder how you should treat the person. You may […]
More than 20 million American adults live with depression, or an estimated 10% of the U.S. population. 2.3 million live with bipolar disorder. If you’re suffering from bipolar disorder or depression, you’re simply not alone. In women ages 40-59, 1 in 4 are now taking antidepressants.
So what can you do? One key tool with remarkable efficacy are support groups, and there’s a real science behind this. It is a means to deal with a largely genetic condition by creating an environment that changes gene expression.