B’More Clubhouse invites individuals living with mental illness into a community engaged in building meaningful lives, bridging the gap between patient-hood and person-hood. There are over 330 Clubhouses worldwide, however B’More Clubhouse is the first and only Clubhouse in the state of Maryland. We opened our doors in April 2009 and
No one treatment reliably works for everyone. And it’s not just about talk therapy versus drugs. Even in the realm of medication, available drugs like Zoloft and Cymbalta will work for some but not others. Enter “precision psychiatry.” Inspired in part by “precision medicine,” which changed the way doctors treat
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even
The first time Faith-Ann Bishop cut herself, she was in eighth grade. It was 2 in the morning, and as her parents slept, she sat on the edge of the tub at her home outside Bangor, Maine, with a metal clip from a pen in her hand. Then she sliced
Graham Moore delivered a hopeful message to young people. He mentions that he struggled with severe depression as a teen and that it is okay to be weird and different. Oprah presented Graham Moore with the Oscar® for Best Adapted Screenplay for “The Imitation Game” at the 87th Oscars® in
Scientists announced on Monday that they had pinpointed 15 locations in our DNA that are associated with depression, one of the most common mental health conditions and one that is estimated to cost the world billions in health-care costs and lost productivity.
CYP450 tests can offer clues about how your body may respond to a particular antidepressant.
Suicide rates have soared 24 percent in the U.S. since 1999, with the biggest increases among women, federal researchers reported Friday.
We had an opportunity to meet with Congressman Delaney yesterday. He was very kind, sympathetic, and supportive of our cause. We also asked him to support the Murphy/Johnson bill H.R.2646. This bill deals with possible changes to HIPAA, relating to the development and dissemination of evidence-based interventions, integrated service programs,