Hi Moira, this is a website from the National Institutes of Health, they have posted a lot of information about bipolar disorder. The site has information on bipolar and its causes, symptoms and treatments. The website also offers information for parents. If you can please read this webpage over with your parents as it will educate you both on bipolar disorder.
Become aware. The US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimates that about 1 in 4 American adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year, with nearly 6% suffering serious disabilities as a result.
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The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that more than 45 million Americans have a mental illness in any given year. Learn more about 5 types.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States that affects over 40 million adults (18 percent) aged 18 years or older, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is the most prevalent form of anxiety disorders. Apart from GAD, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety or other related mental health conditions cause patients to experience mind-boggling fear, panic and other negative behaviors that…
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May 12-18, 2013, is National Prevention Week, meant to increase public awareness of and spur action around the prevention of behavioral health issues, such as substance abuse and mental illness. The National Institute of Mental Health has a plethora of mental health resources for professionals, families and patients on its website, many available to download for free.
List of Mental Health Apps - Resources for Mental Health Professionals | Zur Institute [continually updated for its continuing education class on this topic]
Shipman, Harvard’s Drs. George Church, Jeffrey Macklis and Jeff Nivala report on their proof-of-concept for a futuristic “molecular ticker tape” online July 12, in the journal Nature. The work was funded by NIH’s National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and the National Human Genome Research Institute.