Tufts Drama and Dance’s production of ‘Next to Normal’ addresses stigma of mental illness

With book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, “Next to Normal” (2008) is a celebrated rock musical that tells the story of suburban mother Diana Goodman’s struggle with bipolar disorder. The production emphasizes that mental illness is rarely a solitary experience and explores its impact on families. The outstanding execution and […]


Tufts MC to conduct follow-up study on bipolar disorder

The Mood Disorders Program at Tufts Medical Center (MC) will soon launch a full follow-up study to examine the effects of a new therapeutic treatment for bipolar disorder — Bipolar IN Order — after completing a pilot study last year. The Bipolar IN Order treatment begins with an eight-week online course composed of weekly homework assignments and a video chat, […]


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