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NAMI offers place for support

...caring for someone with a mental illness. When a family member struggles with a mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or other mental health conditions, families are profoundly impacted. Talking with other families...
Man who disrupted flight to Oregon gets probation

...prosecutors recommended probation because he has shown "remarkable dedication" toward staying on his medication for bipolar disorder and getting his life on track.Herrera told U.S. District Judge Marco Hernandez he never intended to harm or...
House begins to debate abortion funding bill

...procedures deemed medically necessary. The court, in its 2001 decision, referenced bipolar disorder, saying medication needed by women with conditions like bipolar disorder and epilepsy "can be highly dangerous to a developing fetus. Without funding...
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Cold case shooter pleads not guilty in Juneau

...and a history of mental illness.The Daily Inter Lake reports he is on medication for anxiety and depression for bipolar disorder, and he was cited in 2003 for assaulting a family member and violating a restraining order in Montana.In 2005...
Around The Bases

...say the least; his life became the basis for the book & movie Fear Strikes Out, which chronicles his battle with bipolar disorder.Some of Piersall's stunts include, walking up to bat wearing a Beatles wig, talking to the monument of Babe...
Argyle socks and one old man's kingdom

...self. I was sure the firing was evidence of a budding personality flaw. I wondered if it was diagnosable, like bipolar disorder. I had "Office Meshing Dysfunction" and I was sure it could ruin my career. Maybe, I thought, it already had...
This WeeK
Raising awareness of mental illness

...without proper treatment for her bipolar disorder, her world falls's based on a disease." Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression...depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders such as...
Mental health center closes

...people don't like changes, but I don't want to go downtown," said Petersen, who has been wrestling with her bipolar disorder. "It's a slippery place for drugs and alcohol. I won't be as tempted to use drugs and alcohol in our new place...
My Turn: Alternatives needed for cases like Yates'

...diagnosed her with major depression, postpartum depression with psychosis and possible schizophrenia. Her brother has bipolar disorder, a mental illness that runs in families. Her behavior should drawn concern from folks without any background in...
Alaska Digest

...posing as a bone marrow donor and an Alaska Airlines employee to obtain free travel. Hunter, who claims to have bipolar disorder, faces 24 charges altogether. She was arraigned on the new charges Friday.


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