Support Groups

Online survey – Employees with Depression & Bipolar Disorder

2 sides of bipolar

The study involves completing an online survey, which takes approximately 30 minutes. If you would like to learn more about or participate in the survey you can click here: Employees With Mood Disorders. Kayla Follmer is a professor at Salisbury University and is working on a research project that examines the work experiences of employees … Read more

World Bipolar Day: Up the awareness and reduce the stigma

It is estimated that approximately 2.4% of people around the world have had a diagnosis of bipolar disorder at some point in their lives. The USA has one of the highest lifetime rates of bipolar disorder with 4.4% of the population living with the condition. 30 March 2018 is World Bipolar Day – an initiative … Read more

Teen Depression webinar on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 PM ET/ 4:00 PM PT

Families for Depression Awareness is presenting a free Teen Depression webinar on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 PM ET/ 4:00 PM PT. Expert Presenter, Matthew Selekman, MSW, LCSW, with mother and daughter, Elizabeth and Danielle discuss how families can recognize resiliency and work toward solutions. The program is designed for parents, caregivers, school educators and … Read more

This One-Day Anti-SAD Diet Will Perk You Right Up

INFOGRAPHIC, SAD, seasonal affective disorder

As daylight hours decrease and temperatures start to cool down, we’re more susceptible to seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a form of depression related to a change in seasons. Its main cause is that change in light, which affects our levels of melatonin and circadian rhythm (sleep cycle) as well as our levels of mood-regulating neurotransmitter … Read more