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  For Young People Who Have a Loved One with Mental Illness Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   On this page: Schizophrenia Bipolar disorder Depression Remember the three Cs… read more
  Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Bipolar disorder is an illness in which people have mood swings that are out of proportion to what is going on in their lives. You… read more
  Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Moods are our emotions. They affect us every day. Sometimes we’re sad, other times we’re happy. We might even be sad and happy in the… read more
  Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Mood swings. We all have them once in a while. Sometimes we're happy and excited about the world around us. Other times we're sad and… read more
  Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder characterized by extreme changes in moods. It is an illness that not only affects the individual but their family… read more
  Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder can be a challenging illness to manage. One way you can help to stay healthy is to learn more about when your symptoms tend to… read more
  Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) is sometimes used in the treatment of bipolar disorder. This fact sheet will help you to learn more about this type… read more
  Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorde​r is a long-term illness that most often require management throughout a person’s life. Medication is the primary form of treatment to… read more
  Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder is an illness that produces dramatic swings in mood (amongst other symptoms). A person with bipolar disorder will alternate between… read more
  Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that results in extreme changes of mood, energy and ability to function. Although research has improved our… read more

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