Bipolar, health, mental health

SALUD: Mental Illness Awareness Week Reminds Public to Fight Stigmas, Provide Support

Each year Mental Illness Awareness Week takes place during the first full week of October, and those seven days offer a firm opportunity for advocates to fight stigmas, provide support, and educate the public on mental illness condition.
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SALUD: Hispanic Youth & the Struggle to Aquire Mental Health Assessment and Treatment

Whether it's behavioral, anxiety, mood, personality or psychiatric, mental health disorders manifest in many forms. However, non-white youth often face damning obstacles when seeking access, assessment and treatment.
Bipolar, health, mental health

Bipolar Disorder and the Uninvestigated Latino Population

Bipolar disorder, a manic-depressive illness that's known to cause bewildering shifts in activity levels, mood, energy and ability to carry out daily tasks, does not allude the Latino community. However, treating the long-term disruptive condition is a matter of assessment and treatment. As well as the education of the Latino community.
Demi Lovato

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder: Demi Lovato Urges Latinos Seek Help While New Research Sheds Light on Diagnostic Tools

Everyone experiences sadness or momentary depression; however, individuals living with bipolar disorder experience extreme bouts of despair and sadness that can be dangerous. According to a new study, when comparing bipolar patients to "unipolar" depressed patients, their brain showed notable differences when attempting to regulate emotions.
Dior Vargas

Dior Vargas, Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist, Discusses Mental Health and Depression

Latina feminist and 27-year-old native New Yorker Dior Vargas utilizes her own battle with major depressive disorder as the groundwork for her work with mental health advocacy.
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