Cutting Funding for Mental Health Is Costly

I just read an interesting article by Brandi Grissom first published in The Texas Tribune entitled “Mental Health Cuts Would Strain Local Texas Jails.” This article does an excellent job of calling attention to two of the main problems with cost-cutting...

Social Security and Disability Resource Center

One of our readers recommended that we include a link to the Social Security and Disability Resource Center. We checked it out, and it seems to contain some valuable content. Here’s a description of the site from our reader: The Social Security and Disability Resource...

What Is Bipolar Blog?

Dennis recently posted a painful observation that we haven’t posted anything new on this site since 2009! So, what’s going on? We’re now posting almost exclusively on our Psych Central blog Bipolar Beat. You can also find us on our Facebook Page. We...

Bipolar Disorder For Dummies Travels to Slovenia

I recently received an email message from the translator who’s doing the Slovene translation of Bipolar Disorder For Dummies. Following is the letter (included here with permission).        Hello, I’m currently finishing the Slovene (ours is a tiny country in...

Bipolar Disorder: Setting Boundaries

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) has a NAMI’s Family-to-Family Program – a free, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses. Several years ago, when I had my first encounter with bipolar disorder in my family, I...

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