Mental Health Minnesota
Support Group - Depression and Bipolar Disorder
2233 University Ave W, Ste 200, St. Paul, MN, 55114
Distance: 257 Miles
A group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support.
Support groups for people living with depression and bipolar disorder, as well as their family members and friends
Support groups and activity centers are available throughout the Twin Cities metro area, as well as in Greater Minnesota. Please call The Mental Health Association of Minnesota (MHAM) for current schedule and locations.
- Mental health
9:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
|Toll Free||(800) 862-1799|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PN-8100.5000Mental Health Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific social, emotional or other mental health problems. Families and friends may also be welcome. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the problem.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-5000.5050-100Bipolar Disorder Definition
A disorder that is marked by episodes of psychotic depression, excessive well-being or mixed episodes alternating with longer periods of relative normalcy. Manic episodes are characterized by elevated, expansive or irritable moods which are accompanied by hyperactivity, pressure of speech, flight of ideas, inflated self-esteem, decreased need for sleep, distractibility and excessive involvement in activities that have a high potential for painful consequences, which is not recognized. The depressive episodes are characterized by loss of interest or pleasure in all or almost all usual activities and pastimes, appetite disturbance, change in weight, sleep disturbance, psychomotor agitation or retardation, decreased energy, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, difficulty concentrating or thinking and thoughts of death or suicide or suicide attempts. During mixed episodes, the individual experiences rapidly alternating moods of sadness, irritability and euphoria.
A mental state of depressed mood that is characterized by feelings of sadness, despair and discouragement. Depression ranges from normal feelings of the blues through chronic depression (dysthymia) to major depression. In many ways, it resembles the grief and mourning that follow bereavement including feelings of low self esteem, guilt and self reproach, withdrawal from interpersonal contact and physical symptoms such as eating and sleep disturbances.
YJ-5500Families/Friends of Mentally Ill Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have clinically significant behavioral or psychological problems, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by ongoing interaction with and concern about the mentally ill individual.