Coming out to your coworkers and friends about mental illness will change your life I am a neurotic Jewish mother living in New York City with my two children, ages five and eight. It’s a familiar story here in the Big Apple. Where my story starts to diverge, however, is with my mental health. Unlike many of my fellow mothers, I am not just neurotic—I live with a READ MORE

13 Inherited Traits Linked To Severe Bipolar Disorder

From Researchers have identified 13 inherited traits linked to severe bipolar disorder, including issues with sleep, wake and cycle activities. Causes of bipolar disorder (BP) are believed to be linked to both genetic and environmental factors that contribute to the problem–resulting in dramatic mood shits, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Previous studies READ MORE

Learning About Anxiety Disorders

From The National Institute of Mental Health offers more information about anxiety disorders at Under “Health & Education,” the website describes these signs and symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD: People with GAD can’t seem to get rid of their concerns, even though they usually realize that their anxiety is more intense than READ MORE