A Timeline of Mental Health Treatment

These days, receiving treatment for mental health is a bit of a double-edged sword. Therapy and medication are more readily accessible than ever and many people have been able to be open and honest about their struggles, both in their personal lives and on social media, without dealing with too much negative backlash, but the…

What is Bipolar Disorder

To understand bipolar disorder the first thing we need to do is understand the word bipolar. Bipolar means two poles, or in the case of bipolar disorder means two extremes. The two extremes that those who suffer from bipolar disorder experience are mania and depression. Those who suffer from bipolar disorder experience mood changes that go from extreme highs to extreme lows. Both emotional states can last a while or be gone in less than a day.