Making a positive difference to others

Esther writes about how she wants to honour her sister's legacy and make a difference to the lives of others. Read more

The untold grief of carers

Molly works on the Peer Support Line for Bipolar UK. As well as this, she is also, technically, a ‘carer’ for someone with bipolar disorder. Which has its own rollercoaster of emotions too. Read more

Families Under Pressure

‘Families Under Pressure’ is a series of eight short films offering parenting tips featuring the recognisable voices of a host of well-known parents including Olivia Colman, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Rob Brydon. Read more

Tips For family, friends and carers

Sara talks about some of her experiences as a carer and offers some tips that she has learnt along the way. Whether you are a close friend, relative or neighbour for someone with bipolar, you are still a carer in some way, and what you do to support that person really matters. Read more

How does parental bipolar disorder affect children?

We know the effects of bipolar disorder on those living with the condition but the effects on their children is not often explored. Read more

Three tips for supporting someone with bipolar

Molly offers her advice on how you can support someone with a mental health condition. Read more

Carers express concerns about support services

The Big Carers' Tea Break campaign reveals carers need more information Read more

Carers Rights Day: Sarah's story

Sarah tells her story about caring for her partner for Carers Rights Day. Read more

Carers Rights Day: Donna's story

Donna shares her experience of caring for her partner, who has a diagnosis of bipolar. Read more

Ten ways to support your loved one with bipolar

Our useful tips if you're a carer for someone with a diagnosis of bipolar. Read more

Are you a carer in need of extra support?

Supporting a loved one with bipolar can be difficult. Find out more about extra support available. Read more