Bipolar Disorder: How it can impact the ability to maintain a steady job and how we help

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February 11, 2015
Bipolar Disorder: How it can impact the ability to maintain a steady job and how we help

There are several typical concerns that many job seekers have, such as conflict with co-workers or a supervisor and being overworked and underpaid. But for those dealing with a bipolar diagnosis, being able to cope effectively with these concerns, among others, can make the difference as to whether the young adult is able to maintain a job. While on the

Categories: Bipolar Disorder

New OPI Participant Volunteer Hours Tracker

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January 14, 2015

Several years ago the Department of Volunteer and Career at the Optimum Performance Institute implemented a mandatory volunteer commitment for all participants in Phase 1 and Phase 2 of our program. Prior to this requirement, volunteering was not consistent, and many participants were expressing their concern over the purpose. They were unable to make the connections between volunteering and their

Categories: Life at OPI

Failure to Launch Syndrome: Overcoming a Lack of Clear Direction

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November 10, 2014

There was probably a time in your life when you had a lack of a sense of direction. You had a general idea of what you wanted but needed that extra push to get there. Whether it was school, career, or even volunteer-wise, you knew what general direction you wanted to head but didn’t have an adviser or that extra