Pasadena

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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. You may also RSVP via Meetup.

Monrovia

Pacific Clinics East
902 S. Myrtle Ave.
Monrovia CA 91016

Meetings:
Mondays 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Posts tagged Bipolar Affective Disorder

Know the Signs

Suicide is preventable. A great resource for anyone looking for answers and help. The C-SSRS is a questionnaire used for suicide assessment developed by Kelly Posner, PhD, David Brent, MD, Chris Lucas, MD, Madelyn Gould, PhD, MPH, Barbara Stanley, PhD, Greg brown, PhD, Prudence Fisher, PhD, Jaime Zelazny, NR, MPH, Ainsley Burke, PhD, Maria Oquendo, MD, and J. John Mann, MD.

Bipolar Affective Disorder – A Guide to Recovery

Individuals with bipolar disorder often spend many years seeking professional help and may get from three to four diagnoses from doctors before receiving a correct diagnosis. Early diagnosis is important as it can lessen the effects of the disorder on the individual. Individuals with bipolar disorder have an approximately 75-80 percent risk for alcohol and substance abuse. Marital fluctuation, chronic unemployment, and suicide are also prevalent.

ECT

The hallmark of clinical depression is diminished capacity, so a patient often has no qualms about making self-destructive or life- altering decisions in hopes of relief.

Voices

Personal accounts of treatments, approaches, experiences with bipolar disorder, suicide attempts and major depression.

Spotlight

How good therapy changes perception, which means more than most people imagine.

Support Group Guidelines

1. What is said here stays here. This is the essential principle of confidentiality and must be respected by all. Raise your hand and wait your turn to be called upon. No one person should monopolize group time. It’s everyone’s responsibility to make the discussion groups a safe place to share. We treat one another […]

A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness (HD)

A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness (HD) from Each Mind Matters on Vimeo. “One in four American adults are living with a diagnosable mental illness in a given year, but many of them are afraid to reach out for the help they need. “A New State of Mind” features just […]

Historical Figures and Depression/Bipolar

Historical Figures

Suicide Prevention

You don’t have to feel this way. There is help. You can cope with suicidal feelings and thoughts. They are not your fault and they do not have to continue. Don’t give in. Don’t lose hope. There is help. Call (800) 442-HOPE.

Depression and Bipolar Resources

Depression and Bipolar Resources General Information/Kids & Teens Resources

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