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I faked happiness every day then a drug addiction story saved me

Allyson McAndrews shares her how after years of struggling with her mental illness a story of drug addiction changed her outlook on life and mental health. Left to right: Villanova Wildcat, Megan Dupras, Christi [...]

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How to tame Bi-Polar Disorder?

Courtesy of M.acitvebeat.com If you live with someone who is afflicted with Bi-Polar Disorder (BPD) and exhausted from walking on egg-shells because it only takes one wrong move to "upset the apple cart," [...]

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11 signs you many suffer from an Anxiety Disorder

    According to the Anxiety Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older (18% of [...]

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Severe Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

People who suffer from a severe mental illness have a higher risk of substance use, according to new research from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA). Mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, affect [...]

What is DBT?

DBT stands for Dialectal Behavioral Therapy. It's a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral approach that emphasizes the psychosocial aspects of treatment. According to the theory supporting DBT, some people are more prone to overreact towards certain emotion situations [...]

Mental Health in America

More and more adults are reporting mental health issues, according to a 2011 study conducted by the American Journal of Public Health. The study found that people who couldn't perform normal, everyday tasks or participate [...]

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