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How Drug Use Affects Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

By Schean Barrett Within the last few decades there has been a dramatic increase in the prevalence of bipolar disorder among adults in the US. According to the…

Medical Marijuana, Overdose Rates and Chronic Pain

While much of the recent discussion around marijuana is related to legalization for recreational use, it’s important not to overlook the topic of medical marijuana. While Colorado and…

Squashing Mental Illness Misconceptions

Let’s be honest: Mental illness makes us uncomfortable. Unlike a cancer diagnosis or a broken leg, where causes are understood and treatment methods are clear cut, depression, bipolar,…