Mental Health and Addiction - Caregiving

Could Motherhood Cause OCD?

Find out why new moms are at increased risk and how to get help.

Health by the Numbers: Bipolar Disorder

The symptoms of bipolar disorder can be severe, but with the right treatments, patients can manage the disease. Here's a look at bipolar disorder by the numbers.

Why Only Some Smokers Get Cancer

Smoking is a significant risk factor for lung (and other) cancers and is responsible for almost 90 percent of all lung cancer deaths. However, we all know individuals who smoke for a long time and never develop cancer.

Health by the Numbers: Depression

For millions of Americans, depression is more than just a bout with "the blues"; it's a serious psychiatric disorder. Here's a look at the disease by the numbers.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Stress and bipolar disorder go hand in hand; each can trigger and exacerbate the other. What are the basics behind this mental health condition?

The Top 5 Phobias

Millions of Americans suffer from irrational or excessive fears. Learn about the five most common phobias.

Understanding Depression

Get the real story on America's most prevalent mental illness—from symptoms and diagnosis to treatment.

Depression in Older Adults

It's common for seniors to experience sadness and grief, but when these feelings are persistent, they may be a sign of depression.

Adult ADHD Survival Tips

Living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be a challenge, but these tips can make it easier.

Suffering in Silence: Women and ADHD

Millions of women and girls are affected by ADHD, but they're rarely diagnosed. Learn how to spot the symptoms.

Full Spectrum: Bipolar Disorder

Not so black and white: study concludes bipolar disease is more of a spectrum disorder.

Health Concerns: How to Keep Family Updated

The Web offers many options for staying connected and keeping loved ones updated on your or your family member's health issues. These methods are fast, easy, and efficient, and you'll know your support network is right there with you as a part of your journey.

Share Your Story. Become a Health Hero.

Have you or a loved one survived a life-threatening disease? Are you currently struggling with depression, chronic pain, heart disease, or other health-related condition? Have you gone to extraordinary lengths to help someone in a health crisis? If so, we want to hear from you!

Seniors and Depression

From causes to treatments, learn more about this common problem.

Natural Remedies for Depression

Some simple lifestyle changes can significantly improve your mood.

Back Pain and Depression: What's the Link?

Feelings of depression are significantly more common in people with chronic back pain. Find out more about how to manage your pain and your emotions.

Dispelling the Top 10 Depression Myths

Nearly 7 percent of Americans suffer from depression, but the disease is often misunderstood. Here, we separate fact from fiction.

Schizophrenia Symptoms 101

Spotting the signs and getting an accurate diagnosis are the first steps toward treatment.

Schizophrenia: A Reason to Hope

There is currently no cure for schizophrenia, but new research is improving the outlook for patients.
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