Category: Educational Articles

Why Seeking Help for Bipolar Disorder Can Be a Sign of Strength

Why Seeking Help for Bipolar Disorder Can Be a Sign of Strength

Bipolar disorder can strike anyone, regardless of gender, race, education, or class, from pre-teens into our sixties. It is an equal opportunity disorder and can, at its worst, destroy lives and health, marriages and families, careers, friendships, finances, and more....

Combatting Mental Health Issues When Diagnosed with an Aggressive Type of Cancer

Combatting Mental Health Issues When Diagnosed with an Aggressive Type of Cancer

By: Stanley Clark Life-threatening conditions like cancer can affect more than just a victim’s physical well-being. For example, a study showed that 32% of cancer patients may experience one or more diagnosed mental health conditions, including anxiety and mood...

How to Distract Yourself From Anxiety

How to Distract Yourself From Anxiety

Author: Stanley Clark Anxiety is a common human emotion experienced by everyone. People sometimes feel somewhat worried about a future event or outcome, for example. Past research indicates that at least half of people with bipolar disorders (BD) will also develop an...

How To Find A Good Psychiatrist

How To Find A Good Psychiatrist

Author: Dr. DeeAnn Wong, IBPF’s Medical Director Finding a competent psychiatrist physician that is a good fit can be tricky. Physicians have different bedside manners and some may work better for others. There are number of places you can get great name...

Can Online Games Play a Positive Role in Bipolar Disorder?

Can Online Games Play a Positive Role in Bipolar Disorder?

Author: Stanley Clark Gaming gives people the opportunity to try something new. Engaging in such an activity lets individuals form alliances, complete quests, and make new friends. Playing video games is fun and exciting. But there’s a different kind of rush and...

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