Bella Rareworld, Mental Health in an unequal world

Bella Rareworld, talks about the barriers faced by the black community when trying to access effective health care for their mental and emotional wellbeing. Read more

Breaking the cycle

Praveen writes about stigma in the Punjabi community and the need to normalise conversations around bipolar disorder Read more

Did the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Report go far enough?

Bipolar UK will endeavour to keep fighting for those impacted by mental health conditions including bipolar disorder and will challenge all forms of discrimination in the mental health system. Read more

My recovery story

For Femi It all started in 2006 in Nigeria when he had his first ever manic episode. At that time, no one knew what it was and to make matters worse the hospital he was taken to had no idea of how to deal with patient's mental illness. Read more

Lessons From History

Although Leah Charles-King is still learning to fully understand her condition, she kept her diagnosis a secret in fear of what others would think of her. Read more

The world through the eyes of a journalist in and out of psychotic episodes

For the last 26 years Siddy Shivdasani has been a journalist in mainstream media. In his recent book he talks about that life and the impact bipolar has had on him. Read more

Grandiose: Redefining a common symptom of bipolar

Luyando Malawo explains the concept behind her ethically sourced t-shirts and caps for the betterment of those living with bipolar Read more