Alcohol Awareness Month reminder: Talking to a loved one about getting treatment for alcohol dependence can be challenging, but The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has resources to help. Here are some tips on how to start the conversation and provide support through someone’s recovery journey: https://bit.ly/3tKJBBV.
Social media is flooded with memes about drinking as a pandemic coping mechanism but for some, these posts may undermine problematic drinking habits or even alcohol dependence. This Alcohol Awareness Month, we want to remind those who may be struggling that you are not alone and help is available: https://bit.ly/38Alfm3.
Today kicks off Alcohol Awareness Month. Did you know that about 14.4 million adults are living with a disease called alcohol use disorder? Be sure to check back as we’ll be sharing more information and resources throughout the month.
Today we observe World Bipolar Day to help lift the ~2.8% of American adults living with #bipolar disorder & coping with extreme highs & lows in mood & energy. Let’s work together to be #BipolarBrave & to shift the culture by speaking more openly about mental health.
Dr. Rakesh Jain and Dr. Andrew Cutler guest hosted the Alkermes-sponsored MDEdge Psychiatry podcast to discuss the management of comorbidities & behavioral risk factors that may be present in people living with schizophrenia. Listen to the full recording here: https://bit.ly/3lkdoOF
Early identification of a serious mental illness and intervention can be critical to disease management and improved long-term outcomes for individuals. If you think you may be experiencing symptoms of a mental illness, talk openly with your care team to set up a plan.