In medical terms, every health condition has a clear definition. But only you know what it really feels like to live with it — and making others understand can be a challenge. When we asked some “Patients Like Me” members to explain what life was like with their condition, their responses painted vivid pictures of … Read more
Have you ever been diagnosed with some form of a mental illness (including, BUT not limited to-major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD)? Are you currently employed? Are you interested in helping researchers to better understand YOUR experiences at work? Would you like to earn $5.00. If you said yes to all of the previous … Read more
As more first responders encounter persons with mental illness, protocols are being developed to better handle these situations and get treatment to those who need it. Learn what Tucson Police Department is doing and also how to recognize when mental illness might be a factor in situations that require a 911 call. Salients below, details … Read more
© Copyright Time Magazine 2017 Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The best-known treatments at the top of the list–half a dozen antidepressants and known combinations of those drugs–are all crossed out. “My therapist says he’s never had this … Read more
Does your board need a little pep to get going? Directors may be out of focus and not that energetic about the organization as they were a couple of years ago. People are finding more and more ways to avoid coming to meetings or to focus on programs. The problem is that if the board … Read more
It doesn’t take a tragedy to bring on depression—in truth, depression is more a result of the internal environment than the external. I was 27 years old, pursuing my dreams in beautiful Los Angeles, and I’d finally had a breakthrough in my business that allowed me to quit my job and do more fulfilling work. … Read more
A fact about depression is that it won’t send a courtesy text or call before entering your life. Depression comes knocking at the door at a time most unexpected and crashes your whole system down. You may have all that you have asked for and yet depression will come as an unwanted guest and stay. … Read more
Please put on your calendar, the DBSA Tucson Annual Picnic, at Reid Park , Ramada 15, Saturday April 9th, 2016. More to follow. Catered by Cafe 54.