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A wealth of information to learn and share on topics centered around bipolar disorder.
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Watch videos at your own pace to learn about topics including understanding the disorder and how to treat it.
I am newly diagnosed
You should know that you are not alone. 60 million people worldwide have bipolar disorder, and 1 in 4 people experience some type of mental illness.
I have been living with bipolar disorder
International Bipolar Foundation is here to help learn more about living with bipolar disorder. We believe that education is key to managing symptoms and here you can find information to help you on your journey to recovery.
I am a caregiver/family/friend
If you care for a loved one who has bipolar disorder, you are what we call a “caregiver.” An important thing you should remember as a caregiver is not to forget to take care of yourself.
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Author: Sam Bowman
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Author: Sophia Queen
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Author: Lee Formella
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Author: Sam Bowman
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