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Signs That You’re Recovering From Depression

Coming out of Depression

You are better at blinking back the tears when they start to well up at random times, and (most of the time) they don’t start rolling down your cheeks. Feelings are conflicted when people invite you to socialize. You actually want to go and participate in things you used to enjoy, but you are still … Read more…

7 foods that ramp up Depression

(Plus Alternatives That Boost Morale) We’ve all heard it said that eating your fruits and vegetables does a body good. We have even heard mention of certain foods that give a great boost to mood and energy. On the flip side of things, we know which ones are Debbie Downers when it comes to going … Read more…

Inside Los Angeles Clinic That Uses Ketamine to Treat Depression

Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles

Depression is all too common, especially among people in the tech sector. That’s why denizens of Silicon Beach have been flocking to a local clinic that offers a radical alternative when standard treatments fall short. But Mandel is well past the trial stage in his own practice. He’s been operating the Ketamine Clinics of Los … Read more…

Great group on Thursday

Went to Suzanne’s Thursday group for her feed-a-thon. Great pizza from Costco. Only my 4th/5th time since losing my car/Ect 2013. What a nice set of people they have, and Suzanne has become a great pro facilitator. A question came up: why are we paying same rent if we only use 1 room now? Answer … Read more…

What it means to be a DBSA Board member

DBSA celebrates peer support champions during Mental Health Month 2017! Michael—Chapter Volunteer Profiles in Dbsa. Michael has volunteered with the DBSA South Florida Chapter for a little over two years. He serves a peer support group facilitator and an officer on their Board of Directors. As a peer living with bipolar disorder, Michael first saw … Read more…

‘Special K’ finds market as costly off-label option to treat mental disorders

med.stanford.edu

As research shows that the hallucinogen is a potentially powerful treatment for intractable mental disorders, and academics continue to debate its safety, private clinics across the country offer the drug to patients now. Geuris “Jerry” Rivas, a native of New York, was diagnosed with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder when he was 15. Obsessions with organizing and … Read more…

Its Just Anxiety

Amazing hour documetary on Anxiety, by “Susan Polis Schutz”, I saw today on Pbs. Probably one of the best documetaries on Anxiety Ive seen. Sadly not free, not on YouTube, but you can buy “Its-Just-Anxiety” for $15 on Amazon. Susan Polis Schutz also did an amazing doc on depression I saw years ago.

Survey $75

solutions market research

If you decide to this, please mention “DBSA TUCSON” so our group gets the $25 credit when you get your $75.00. Researchers from Optum are conducting a survey to explore quality of life in individuals who have been diagnosed with Major depressive disorder, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia/Schizo-affective disorder. Participation in this study will include asking your … Read more…

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