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Families Together on the Path to Mental Wellness

A 20th Anniversary Campaign Let’s Walk Along the Path to Mental Wellness Together Starting Place…

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Advice for Getting Through a Manic Episode

This article features personal advice from a Families for Depression Awareness volunteer’s lived experience. To…

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Stages of Change

The Stages of Change Are you concerned about your loved one’s mental health, but they…

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Tips for Caregivers: So, it’s not the right therapist. Now what? [Val, note Step 2 has link to DWA that we should take out, right?]

By Arielle Cohen, Programs Manager In recent articles, Families for Depression Awareness addressed the initial…

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Making An Action Plan

One of the hardest parts of caring for someone who has a mood disorder is…

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Bipolar Myths

There are a great many untrue stereotypes about bipolar disorder. Here we address several of…

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How Families Can Support Their Loved Ones Living With Bipolar Disorder

By Dawna Roberts, December 22, 2017 As a caregiver, being around someone who lives with…

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

By Nicola Smith, December 19, 2017 For most adults with bipolar disorder, their mood alternates…

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Nell Casey

Nell Casey, editor of Unholy Ghost, was only 16 years old when her sister Maud…

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Bill, Nancy, and Ally

From the time Ally was nine months old, her parents Bill and Nancy knew that…

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When Your Help is Refused

When Your Help is Refused Often when you try to help someone who has a…

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Helping Someone Receive Treatment

Helping Someone Receive Treatment Families and friends often are unsure how to convince their loved…

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