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    Bipolar Disorder

    With life's ups and downs come predictable changes in moods, from happy to sad and everything in between. But for people living with bipolar disorder, these fluctuations in mood can be a rollercoaster of extremes.

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    Caring For The Carer

    Being the carer for a person with a mental illness is a challenging role that often falls to the person’s relatives or friends. But if you’re a carer, there’s another person you need to look after: you.

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Understanding Alcohol Addiction

Written by Lauren McDonald

How and why does addiction to alcohol develop?

Put simply, alcohol addiction is the continued use of alcohol despite significant negative consequences. While drinking is initially a source of pleasure, for someone with an addiction, eventually it is needed just to feel normal, and may lead to very distressing physical, mental and social problems.


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