Tag Archives: Bi-polar disorder

A New Study Shows That Teens’ Mental Disorders are Often Left Untreated in U.S.

According to an article in HealthDay News, less than half of American teens with mental health disorders receive treatment.  Those that do get help rarely see a mental health specialists. The findings demonstrate a need for better health services for teens, said study author E. Jane Costello who is an associate director at the Duke [...]

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Welcome Our New Guest Blogger ~ Maricela, As She Shares Her Experiences With Bipolar and Meeting Britney Spears…

Maricela came onto our  Free Your Mind Radio Show and she impressed us so much with her past experiences with Bipolar Disorder and how she deals with her challenges and is leading the way for herself and others with her own successful recovery. She lives a very happy life now helping others that were in her shoes.  She [...]

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Community Connection helps Jane organize her school life

Jane started receiving Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Services through The employment component at Community Connection in April 2011. She is diagnosed with bi-polar disorder, and has had two hospitalizations. Following her last hospitalization, she was feeling extremely overwhelmed. Her home and school life were in disarray. She felt hopeless. PEI staff supported Jane with planning [...]

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Cindy’s life changes after enrolling in the “Whatever it Takes” program

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 I remember as a teen I would either sleep too much or talk and move around too much. My mom would always tell me to slow down and calm down. She always suspected that I had some kind of a mental illness, but I always refused to believe it [...]

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