Sutherland Seminar Series -Boulder Colorado

The Sutherland Center for the Evaluation and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder at the University of Colorado at Boulder periodically offers an 8 week educational series about various aspects of Bipolar Disorder. It is open to anyone. No registration required and you may attend any or all of the seminars. A donation is requested but not required. This is a wonderful resource in our Boulder community....
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Recovery Principle: 5 Steps towards taking REAL Brain Breaks

  Recovery principles: 5 steps towards taking REAL brain breaks Jerry shows up for our session a couple of minutes late. He appears flustered and digs through his backpack as he attempts to settle in. After a furtive glance at the screen, he sets his cell phone on the couch next to him like it is another guest in the room we simply cannot exclude. It takes Jerry the next ten minutes to land...
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Depression Recovery: Expressing your Needs

Awareness of life’s ever changing situations and feelings can be helpful steps. Even more helpful is recognizing the need imbedded in the feeling. Being able to express needs can be especially beneficial when managing symptoms of depression. Sheila is struggling with depressive symptoms. She feels overwhelmed, unworthy, indecisive, irritable. She is married and has 2 teenage sons. Although she...
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Depression, Bipolar Disorders and Alcohol

Depression, Bipolar Disorders and Alcohol Michael is 30 years old. He works full time. He was diagnosed 6 months ago with Bipolar II. He is working with a psychiatrist and is feeling more stable in that his moods do not fluctuate as much, he is feeling less depressed and anxious, and more capable of staying focused at work. And he goes out with friends a couple of times per month and drinks...
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