how to calm a manic episode

How to Calm a Manic Episode

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When you have bipolar, knowing how to calm a manic episode is critical. Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that manifests with features of both clinical depression and mania or hypomania. Some versions of bipolar are more severe…
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Alternative to a Mental Ward Hospital

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What Can I Do Instead of Going to a Mental Hospital? When in the midst of a mental health crisis you may assume the only treatment option is a mental ward in a hospital setting. Learn about some other mental healthcare options. There is…
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Chronic and Severe Insomnia

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What Is Considered Severe Insomnia? When you suffer from severe insomnia your whole life is affected. Learn about how insomnia impairs functioning and how to find relief from this common problem. The quality of sleep you get on a given night…
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How to Admit Yourself to a Mental Hospital

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When mental health worsens and the person becomes a danger to self or others, they can admit themselves to a mental health program. Sometimes, no matter how we try to manage our mental health issues, there comes a time when we need more help.…
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Sleeping Too Much Due to Depression

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Is Oversleeping A Symptom of Depression? When you feel sad all the time, sleeping becomes an opportunity for relief. Depression depletes your energy anyway, only adding to the desire to lie down and drift off to sleep. When your depressive…
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How to Stop Self Destructive Behavior

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Men and women who carry out self destructive behavior demonstrate the habit over and over again without repose. These behaviors include every aspect of life, from work to family to romantic relationships; the list literally goes on forever.…