Category Archives: Bipolar

The importance of mental health

We all know that if we are injured and in pain it is more difficult to focus on anything else. With physical issues, we often get sympathy and support that allows us to perhaps do less until we recover. Others … Continue reading

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Shaming and blaming are not the answer!

We all know that if we had a physical health issue, those around us would be sympathetic and supportive. They would encourage us to seek help and, if they were close to us, would probably do all they could to … Continue reading

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When you don’t know what you are dealing with…

Though many people prefer to avoid ‘labels,’ especially when it comes to mental health issues, knowing what you are dealing with allows you to make informed decisions about interventions. For many, it is easier to accept the simple or most … Continue reading

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Preparing Schools to be a place of positive experiences for everyone

Our kids face so many daily challenges and for many school is no longer a place of learning, but a place they struggle to survive. Due to a lack of understand and resources they are left behind and find themselves … Continue reading

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A fine line when caring for our children

Man, being a parent is a tough job! You want to protect your children from harm and see that they get the best you can offer. You try to love them and guide them through turbulent times while trying to … Continue reading

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Resources are scares and the wait may be long

So many times care givers are doing their best to see that the kids in their care get the services they need. However, they often discover that resources are limited and that they have to go on a ‘waiting list’ … Continue reading

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The two-edged sword of Bipolar Disorder

As this article in the Las Vegas Sun shares, it is fairly easy for most of us to relate to the ‘depressive’ side of Bipolar Disorder, but the ‘manic’ elements are often misunderstood. Many of our clients struggle with Bipolar … Continue reading

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How early trauma changes the brain

NPR continues to explore how mental health issues are affecting our schools. The research shows that early trauma can have lifelong consequences. And we see it. Many of our clients are children and teens who are either in foster care … Continue reading

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Powerful video

We are losing men we love to suicide at an alarming rate.  There is help available. We are here for you. As this video states, we have to find a way to talk about how we feel.  In partnership with … Continue reading

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Our schools, our clients

At Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy we are addressing social, emotional and behavioral issues, as well as mental health concerns. We see the struggle that these kids have when they are required to fit into the traditional education system that is … Continue reading

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