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 treatment

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.

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 […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Some people experience a serious mood change during the winter months, when there is less natural sunlight. This condition is called seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. SAD is a type of depression. It usually lifts during spring and summer.

Depression and Bipolar Resources

Depression and Bipolar Resources General Information/Kids & Teens Resources

This list is being continually updated. If you have any resources, please email the editor.

PTSD

PTSD & Parkinson’s Disease: Longer Version

How cortisol can affect the hippocampus, amyglada,damage neurons, synapses and dendrites, etc. The link between emotional trauma and Parkinson’s.

Bipolar Depression Symptoms

Most of these symptoms are fairly easy for a patient or others to notice. Examples of each are given to help you or family, friends and others to recognize when loss of energy and decreased activity may signal the onset or presence of a bipolar depressive episode.

Facilitator Support Meeting Protocols

DBSA recommends that we begin each group by reviewing these facilitator support meeting protocols and guidelines to help participants learn and commit to the group standards. Share the air. Everyone who wishes to share has an opportunity to do so. No one person should monopolize the group time. One person speaks at a time. Each […]

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