Behavior & Mental Health Topics

Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health.

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Bipolar: Stability Comes in Stages

Fashionista Cassia Gold almost gave everything up. Then she decided it was time to get help. In this video, she shares how she coped with her bipolar diagnosis.

Healthy Living

Ability to Concentrate Isn't What It Used to Be

With today's world filled with flashing images of MTV, quick news reports, and fast-food restaurants on every corner, are we capable of concentrating as well as we used to?

Healthy Living

Abuse of Prescription ADHD Medicines Rising on College Campuses

Around the country, more and more college students are abusing stimulants to help them study. Here’s how to spot the signs of medicine use and keep your student safe.

Addiction: The Bottom Is When You Stop Digging

Daniel blew through rehab centers and police stations just like he did drugs. By the age of 18, he was almost out of options. This is his story...

Addictions: My Worst Best Friend

Annie drank to get away from her life. She was completely isolated and called alcohol her best friend. Finally, she hit bottom--and found a way out.

ADHD: Always a Step Behind

Growing up, Allie felt like she was always behind her peers. After being diagnosed with ADHD, she learned how to transform her weaknesses into strengths. This is her story...

Adjustment Disorders

An adjustment disorder is an unhealthy emotional or behavioral reaction to a stressful event or change in a person’s life. The response happens within 3 months of the stressful event.

Diseases & Conditions

Adjustment Disorders in Children

An adjustment disorder is an unhealthy emotional or behavioral reaction to a stressful event or change in a person s life. The response happens within 3 months of the stressful event.

Adolescent Mental Health

Detailed information on adolescent mental health disorders, including schizophrenia, mood disorders, major depression, dysthymia, manic depression (bipolar disorder), teen suicide, anxiety disorders, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, behavior disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, substance abuse/chemical dependence, and adjustment disorders

Adult ADHD: Battling Depression and Distraction

David struggled through school and work, never understanding why he couldn't stick to one project. Finally, at the age of 39, he was diagnosed with ADHD—and with medication and therapy, he has been able to focus on what's important.