This blog is about my life as a mom, raising a son with a mood disorder. This is a tough journey and I hope that my words may allow others living with this illness see that they’re not alone. I’m also using this blog as a tool to process my own feelings and let go of the pain that I carry inside. If you’re new to this blog, check out my list of “Important Posts” in the right column and feel free to share your story with me. This blog shouldn’t be used for medical advice.
Saturday, July 6, 2013
Lithium Helps Prevent Suicide
Once again, research is showing that Lithium actuals helps prevent suicide in patients with mood disorders. I remember hearing this at Stanford last year, but new research is supporting previous research. It’s the only drug shown to help prevent suicide in studies. Check it out: