BIPOLAR INSIGHTS 17th Anniversary FundraiserEducational Center for Individuals, Families, and the CommunityDONATE TODAY! Donations are made through PayPal You are NOT required to have a PayPal account to donate Your doantion is tax deductible. All proceeds benefit Bipolar Insights, a non-profit corporation located in Placerville, California. ~ BIPOLAR INSIGHTS Fundraiser...Read More
Our second Mountain Democrat column of 2015 has been published this year (April 20, 2015) ~ “The Brutality of Aloneness” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “It began at age 5; she was so excited about going to school. Her mom had been preparing her for this big step for months by sharing stories of how kindergarten would be where she could play with other children...Read More
Mental Health Weekend at Green Valley Community Church Saturday & Sunday * May 2 & 3 * 2015 * * * Mental Health Weekend Green Valley Community ChurchMay 2nd and 3rd, 2015 Saturday service at 6:00 PMSunday services at 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM (All services are identical) Marcia Rose will be a featured guest during the Mental Health WeekendCommunity...Read More
FREE Electronic Waste Drop Off Collection Drive * * * Saturday * May 9 * 2015 * * * SPRING CLEANING FUNDRAISER for Bipolar Insights Educational Center – a non-profit organization. Help our fundraising project by collecting your e-waste at work and at home. Spread the word – support Bipolar Insights! In conjunction with SRCC and CEAR – CEAR practices...Read More
Bipolar Insights is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation located in the city of Placerville. Bipolar Insights is unique in that we care not only for those who are diagnosed with bipolar disorder, but we also reach out to family, friends, and the community. We help educate people affected by bipolar disorder, through our low-cost educational center, counseling, and literature.
“You don’t look like a person with bipolar disorder?” Well, what exactly does a person with bipolar disorder look like? Do they have that far away look, drool, bump into walls, or are their faces distorted in some way? Individuals with bipolar disorder are male, female, children, and teens.
Our teaching this week at Bipolar Insights was to address, “What is anger?”
It was interesting that most had a basic knowledge of what anger is, but not what it means.
We observe what anger looks like when someone yell or swears, hits a wall, breaks or throws items in a fit of anger, yet totally more difficult to understand is the meaning of anger. We all tend to look at the manifestation of anger rather than see the pain that is hidden in an individual.
We are not born angry — it is created. Many at our class believed anger is a symptom of mania and were surprised that this is not true.Read more
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“Bipolar Insights: The Brutality of Aloneness” * April 20, 2015: Bipolar Insights second Mountain Democrat column of 2015, written by Marcia Rose, co-founder and facilitator of Bipolar Insights, published this year. The Mountain Democrat is a Northern California newspaper publication. Click here to read more.
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