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A comprehensive source for information and video about bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression. Bipolar disorder involves extreme mood swings.

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  • Remembering Theo: Oklahoma City mother raises awareness in memory of son Janet Anderson, of Oklahoma City, will walk...
  • Oklahoma County jury begins deliberations in deadly RV fire Jury deliberations begin in child neglect trial...
  • Del City mom accused of child neglect after fatal fire is bipolar, defense attorney says A judge Thursday reduced bail for Christopher...
  • Midwest City woman sentenced to life for 2009 killing of stranger Kimberly Kay Hegwood, 36, told a judge she...
  • Midwest City slaying suspect’s kin say she’s mentally ill A Midwest City woman who admitted killing a...
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    Is mental illness a widespread problem?
    Once considered out of the purview of public health and prevention, mental and addictive disorders now must be considered as significant contributors ...
    What are some signs that a family member or I might need mental health treatment?
    In a child, some key causes for parents' concern are speech or language difficulties, temper tantrums, hyperactivity, delayed development, poor peer interaction, aggressive ...
    What if I can't afford treatment in a hospital or community mental health center?
    The amount a client pays for services in Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services -supported programs depends upon his or her income, family ...


     
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