Depression & Bipolar Disorder

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Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know. Even if we run a hundred miles an hour to the other side of the continent, we find the very same problem awaiting us when we arrive.

Pema Chodron

Depression HelpGuide

Depression is more than just feeling sad. It drains your optimism, energy, and drive. It can seem like there’s no way out. But no matter how bad you feel, there’s always hope. Read on to learn about symptoms, treatment, and recovery…

Blue Pages Depression Information

BluePages provides information on treatments for depression based on the latest scientific evidence. It also offers screening tests for depression and anxiety, and links to other helpful resources…

Bipolar Disorder

A person with bipolar disorder will experience changes in mood, energy, and activity levels that can make day-to-day living difficult…

Depression In Bipolar Disorder

Depression is part of the cycle of major highs and lows that come with bipolar disorder. It keeps you from feeling like yourself and can make it hard to do the things you need or want to do…

Little Prince Is Having Emotional Flu

Listen to soothing music while exploring ways to cope with emotional flu with Depressed Little Prince…

Black Dog Institute Depression Resource & Support

Understanding the signs and symptoms of depression, how they present in different people, and where to go to get help are important…

The Dalai Lama’s Advice On Depression Treatment

By feeling compassion for others, seeing even our enemies in a new light, we can ease our own stress and anxiety, the Dalai Lama told a crowd of thousands, gathered for his visit to Atlanta in October 2007…

Meditation & Depression

Can meditation be useful for those who have a tendency to feel depressed? And can those whose depression is caused by chemical imbalances (e.g. those who live with bipolar disorder or manic-depression) usefully meditate?

Contentment As An Antidote For Depression

This talk by psychiatrist Dr. Phang was delivered at Brickfields Maha Vihara in 2007. It integrates principles from Buddhist and contemporary psychotherapy for coping with depression…

Transforming Challenges, Discovering Happiness