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Recognizing World Bipolar Day in March

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By Sharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: March 15, 2022Updated: April 7, 2022Bipolar disorder affects people around the world every day. Unfortunately, mental health stigmas can make it hard for people to understand, diagnose, and treat their bipolar disorder. This March, take the time to recognize…

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Is Bipolar Disorder Prevalent in Men?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: March 13, 2022Updated: April 7, 2022Bipolar is one of several mood disorders that affect people across the country every day. Unfortunately, mental health and mood disorders are rarely discussed among men. Stigmas, fear of failure, and a lack of education keep many…

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How to Care for Your Mental and Emotional Health

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 12, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021The percentage of young adults struggling with mental health conditions has increased in America over the years. Many of these young people suffer alone from depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. If you or someone you care about struggles with…

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Bipolar Disorder and Addiction Treatment

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 25, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Bipolar disorder is a complex mental health disorder that involves intense mood swings between extreme highs and severe lows. Many people with this disorder struggle with symptoms daily if they don’t receive treatment. Sometimes, that leads to substance use as…

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Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 8, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021People with untreated bipolar disorder can end up dealing with devastating ups and downs and life. They often swing from extreme highs and lows. Getting the right treatment for bipolar disorder can have a significant impact on your quality of…

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Is Bipolar Disorder Genetic?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 22, 2018Updated: November 16, 2018Mental disorders and addiction go hand in hand. In fact, they often feed off of each other. However, studies show that illnesses such as bipolar disorder might run in families. Because of that, a lot of people wonder, is bipolar…