The holiday season is stressful for many people. It can be especially stressful for someone recovering from addiction. In addition to the stress of travel, buying presents, and dealing with family, there are often holiday parties and gatherings with lots of alcohol. The holiday season is full of triggers for someone trying to stay sober.… Continue Reading Turning Holiday Triggers into a Healthy Outlook for the New Year
Bipolar disorder is characterized by periods of depression alternating with periods of elevated mood, sometimes mania that requires hospitalization. Each of these periods may last weeks or months and may change without warning. Someone can be so depressed she can hardly get out of bed and a few days later she may have a lot… Continue Reading What Causes Mood Swings in People with Bipolar Disorder?