Monday, August 22, 2005

Mind Matters: Learn to recognize, treat mental illness

The Albuquerque Tribune: Science: "Depression and bipolar disorder are two major mental illnesses that are prevalent, not only in New Mexico, but in the entire nation.

It is estimated that depression affects nearly 23 million adult Americans each year, and bipolar disorder affects about 2.5 million. It is important to know a little bit about the signs of depression and bipolar disorders so you can help yourself or someone you know. "