Recovery next door: Stigma-Free Living: A Tale of Life with Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is a serious brain illness characterized by unusual and dramatic changes in mood, thoughts, and behavior. Living with bipolar disorder can be challenging, frightening, and even dangerous as it can gravely affect a person’s ability to function normally in their life. Despite the ups and downs of bipolar disorder, it is a treatable…Read more
Recovery Next Door: Learning to live in recovery from an eating disorder without shame
As a part of Invictus Health Group’s new editorial series, “Recovery Next Door: Portraits of Success that Defy Not In My Backyard,” we are sharing the stories of working professionals in the community who have been successful in overcoming a mental or behavioral health condition, including an eating disorder, substance use disorder, or co-occurring conditions….Read more
Recovery Next Door – Alcohol awareness: What is problem drinking?
The signs of alcoholism or overindulging can differ in adults and young people. Alcohol is the most extensively used and misused substance in the U.S. It is important to note that not every person who consumes alcohol will end up being addicted, however, certain people have a higher propensity to addiction than others. Several factors…Read more
Recovery Next Door: Best-selling author’s inspirational story of overcoming depression, alcohol abuse
Invictus Health’s editorial series, “Recovery Next Door,” shares the personal stories of professionals in the community who have overcome a behavioral health condition and have been successful in their recovery. To combat mental illness stigma, “Recovery Next Door” offers inspirational stories of recovery and hopes to promote a way of acceptance and support among people…Read more