Medication Compliance

Jason Insalaco Bipolar Disorder, Mental Health, Recovery 1 Comment

What does medication compliance have to do with mental health? In my situation it’s crucial in my stability of life, living with bipolar disorder. I’ve been living with bipolar disorder for over 20 years. I wasn’t always compliant with a medication regiment. Why? There’s a couple of reasons for this. In 1995 when I was diagnosed and was released from …

Supporting young people suffering with self-harm and eating disorders – three key lessons

Pooky Knightsmith Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Self-Harm, Treatment 0 Comments

Pooky Knightsmith is a specialist in student mental health and emotional well-being, and author of Self-Harm and Eating Disorders in Schools. Through her company In Our Hands Ltd, Pooky works with schools, parents and organisations to promote awareness of and provide training on topics related to mental health. She is also the Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Advisor for the …

Medically-Assisted Therapy: An Outpatient Process for the 21st Century Opioid Addict

Dr. Ricardo Borrego M.D. Addiction, Recovery, Treatment 0 Comments

Medically-Assisted Therapy: An Outpatient Process for the 21st Century Opioid Addict Opioid epidemics always have a cause. Many major metropolitan areas experienced problems immediately following conflicts such as WWII and the Vietnam War, when soldiers returned home addicted to heroin. Likewise, the research, attitudes and public policy geared toward the treatment of those addicts were based on the characteristics of …

I AM JUST TRAVELING ON A PATH CALLED RECOVERY by Andy “Electroboy” Behrman

Andy Behrman Bipolar Disorder, Recovery 0 Comments

I AM JUST TRAVELING ON A PATH CALLED RECOVERY by Andy “Electroboy” Behrman Because of my role as a mental health advocate whose goal has been to motivate and encourage “recovery” to those living with depression and bipolar disorder, I’ve always been hesitant to be entirely honest about my own inner thoughts on the subject. But lately, I’ve been asked …