The Icarus Project: Navigating the Space between Brilliance and Madness

  The Icarus Project. A visionary, comprehensive resource for outreach, organizing, and research on all aspects of mental illness. Focusing on establishing a network of grassroots, community based groups across the country (with global chapters forming), Icarus seeks to create an evolved vision of the experience of mental illness and to empower its members with […]

BiPolar News

Imaging Tool May Help Diagose Bipolar (click on above image for full viewing) New Recovery Model For Mental Illness Bipolar Advantage Inc. will be introducing a new integrated recovery program called the “Advantage Program” on September 6, 2008. “The days of thinking a diagnosis of bipolar disorder means living a diminished life are over,” says […]

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Fatigue Red Flag For Postpartum Depression ScienceDaily (Mar. 25, 2002) — University Park, Pa. – A simple questionnaire on fatigue, administered two weeks after childbirth, may serve to identify women who at increased risk of developing moderate to severe postpartum depression according to Penn State researchers. “Postpartum depression affects up to 15 to 20 percent […]

The Infinite Mind

Peter Kramer, author of Listening to Prozac and Against Depression, hosts the award-winning The Infinite Mind, a PBS radio show focusing on the latest developments in neuro-psychology , mental illness and wellness, and alternatives to achieving and sustaining brain health Copies of previous shows can be downloaded from the website (Check here for downloads). IM […]