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When you find the strength to get through today, you also find hope to get through tomorrow. Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a chronic condition that affects around 1% of the population. Although there is still an immense stigma around mental illness, especially BD, it’s important to understand how serious this condition can be. Those suffering with it need strength from others so they can find the strength within themselves.
Spinning, Sipping and Singing Raised Over $50,000 for Eli’s Place
Our community of Eli’s Place supporters continues to grow, made up of passionate people who care about bringing hope for a healthy future to young adults with serious mental illness. It is with deep gratitude that we share three unique and successful fundraisers that individual supporters championed on behalf of Eli’s Place. If you feel moved as much as we do, and are interested in doing your own fundraising event, we have lots of ideas and we’re here to help!
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“Are you ready? Do you have everything you need – toothbrush, Tylenol, chargers – a pillow?” These are the last minute questions we’re asked when we set off for university or college, yet we’re rarely prepped with a mental health tool kit before leaving home for the first time.
Returning to work after a prolonged absence is difficult for anyone but considerably more challenging for younger adults who have had a shorter time as an employee. This is particularly the case for the young adult who is struggling to regulate a mental illness and get back to their workplace. With an eye to the big picture, this process can be successful for both the employee and the employer.