Support Groups

Bipolar study, men, ages 18-39

Echo Project Management Group, Inc. We are boutique style medical project coordinators and we are here to offer a voice to those that suffer, an opportunity to take an active role in treatment through their participation in our studies. We have a study for next week for men ages 18-39 diagnosed with Bipolar. It is … Read more…

Women’s Bipolar & Anxiety Support Group

Women's Bipolar & Anxiety Support Group

This is a support group for people who identify as women that live with bipolar disorder and anxiety. We welcome trans woman here 💜. No TERFS allowed. GUIDELINES: Respect each other and don’t be rude, you will be blocked if you can not be respectful. (If you can’t say anything nice, please don’t say anything … Read more…

Local news review the Dbsa Wellness Tracker

DBSA Wellness Tracker

CHICAGO (WLS) — We use apps on our phones for just about everything, but can an app make you feel better, sleep more or calm down? The potential for smartphone therapy is enormous, doctors say. Dbsa Wellness Tracker, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Every year, 20 percent of Americans have symptoms of depression or … Read more…

This is Expired: Managing bipolar & compulsive eating. Nov 11 2016

BiPolar & compulsive eating

TOPIC: God’s given gifts in managing my human experience with bipolar and compulsive eating. Speaking Engagement at Unity of Tucson 3617 N Camino Blanco, 85718 ANNEX RM 3 6:30 p.m – 8:00 p.m. Nov 11, 2016 Between Swan and Craycroft south off of River Rd. Price: $10.00 per person RSVP Christine Fleisher- 520-260-3479 The wake … Read more…

When youre asked how youre doing while dealing with depression?

For most people, this is an easy question to answer. For those of us who struggle with mental illnesses, we just put on our masks and attempt to act “normal.” We answer your question with something like “I’m fine,” “I’m good,” or “How are you?” Those of us who struggle with depression may be experiencing … Read more…

A film titled A LIGHT BENEATH THEIR FEET

Light Beneath Their Feet

I would like to recommend a movie which I believe DBSA Tucson and the community will be very interested to see. I produced a feature film titled A LIGHT BENEATH THEIR FEET revolving around a family dealing with bipolar disorder that just completed a 25+ city theatrical release and garnered excellent reviews, including this 4-star … Read more…

Interview Opportunity for Today.com

Interview Opportunity for Today.com A writer for TODAY/NBC.com is doing a feature on bipolar disorder and is looking for a woman to interview. It’s to be an upbeat, everyman type story which will help people understand bipolar disorder who are completely unfamiliar with it. Note that the interviewee’s must be willing to disclose her full … Read more…

Moods-Hypomanic

hypomanic

Hypomanic An abnormality of mood resembling mania. but of lesser intensity. A distinct period of persistently elevated, expansive or irritable mood, lasting throughout 4 days, but is not severe enough to cause marked impairment in social or occupational functioning. Three or more symptoms present to a significant degree: Inflated self-esteem or grandiosity Decreased need for … Read more…

Moods-Manic

manic

Mental or physic hyperactivity, disorganization of activity and elevation of mood. Manic episodes typically begin suddenly, with rapid escalation of symptoms over a few days. A distinctive period of abnormally and persistently elevated, or irritable mood, lasting at least 1 week. The disturbance causes marked impairment with occupation, social activities or relationships. Three or more … Read more…

Light Exposure Study

U of A Dept of Psychiatry Studies

Study Overview: We are conducting a study at the University of Arizona to understand the effectiveness of a six-week course of light exposure on cognitive functioning, mood, activity, and sleep in people that have suffered a head injury leading to a mild traumatic brain injury or “concussion.” Participants will undergo a series of surveys and … Read more…

Bipolar Disorder-Terminology differences between Bipolar 1 & 2

Bipolar 1 & 2

Bipolar Terminology Sometimes I get so wrapped up in research, I forget some people are looking for some introductory information like the different between the types of bipolar disorder 1 & 2. Unfortunately, within bipolar terminology resides more bipolar terminology. But don’t be scared, I have information on most terms on my site and I … Read more…

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