Bipolar Lifestyles

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Dealing with the Effects of Trauma
Self-Help & Improvement

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma

You may have had one or many very upsetting, frightening, or traumatic things happen to you in your life, or …Read the Rest

Types of Domestic Violence and Abuse
Abuse

Types of Domestic Violence and Abuse

There are different types of domestic abuse, including emotional, physical, sexual, and economic abuse. Many abusers behave in ways that …Read the Rest

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Using Your Action Plans
Recovery

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Using Your Action Plans

You have now completed your action plans for prevention and recovery. At first, you will need to spend 15-20 minutes …Read the Rest

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Crisis Planning
Self-Help & Improvement

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Crisis Planning

Identifying and responding to symptoms early reduces the chances that you will find yourself in crisis. It is important to …Read the Rest

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – When Things Are Breaking Down or Getting Worse
Self-Help & Improvement

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – When Things Are Breaking Down or Getting Worse

In spite of your best efforts, your symptoms may progress to the point where they are very uncomfortable, serious, and …Read the Rest

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Early Warning Signs
Self-Management

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Early Warning Signs

Early warning signs are internal and may or may not arise in reaction to stressful situations. In spite of your …Read the Rest

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Triggers
Self-Management

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Triggers

Triggers are external events or circumstances that may produce very uncomfortable emotional or psychiatric symptoms, such as anxiety, panic, discouragement, …Read the Rest

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Daily Maintenance Plan
Self-Management

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Daily Maintenance Plan

On the first tab write “Daily Maintenance Plan.” If you haven’t already done so, insert it in the binder along …Read the Rest

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Developing a Wellness Toolbox
Recovery

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Developing a Wellness Toolbox

To develop this plan, the only materials you need are a three-ring binder, a set of five tabs or dividers, …Read the Rest

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Introduction
Recovery

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery – Introduction

Many people who have troubling emotional, psychiatric, or physical symptoms have made great strides in learning how to do things …Read the Rest

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