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.
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 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.
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.