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What Families Need to Know About Mixed States in Adult Bipolar Disorder

For most adults with bipolar disorder, their mood alternates over time between manic (elevated) and…

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Cultural Challenges Living with Bipolar Disorder- One Family’s Experience

Written by: Dawna M. Roberts, November 30, 2017 Growing up in a very traditional culture…

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On #GivingTuesday, Read How Your Gifts Impact Young Men Like Me

Aaron encourages other young men to be fearless when it comes to addressing their mental…

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Natalie Litton Brings Hope and Discovery to FFDA Annual Event

By Kurt Morris, November 14, 2017 As a volunteer who believes in the work of…

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6 Ways to Cope with School Stress for You and Your Child or Teen

By Nicola Smith, October 26, 2017 Now that the rush of back to school season…

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Volunteer Spotlight: College Athletes “Knockout Depression” on Campus

How do you address mental illness among college athletes? Devan and a group of athletes…

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8 Self-Discovery Wellness Activities for the Whole Family

By Amy Williams, October 11, 2017 As adults, many of us strive to gain insight…

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How to Support Foster Care Teenagers and Young Adults Who Have Depression

By Nicola Smith, October 3, 2017 Youth in foster care have often experienced traumatic family…

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Xavier and Cory — Depression in the Family

Xavier and Cory know the crippling pain of losing a child to suicide. Both have…

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Hope — From Mental Health Diagnosis to Maintaining Wellness

As you read Kurt’s story, consider what activities give your family hope. Has goal setting…

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Partnering with NextGoodThing— a New Voice in Mental Health Education

At Families for Depression Awareness, we are always looking for opportunities to bring family caregivers…

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Coping with Stress and Depression Through Faith and Family Support

By Lisa Gilliam, September 12, 2017 Job stress led me to a point in my…

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