Managing negative self-talk

Bipolar UK ambassador April Kelley explains how she copes 'being continuously distracted with all the nonsense my head is making up' Read more

talking about suicide reduces risk

Bipolar UK has launched a new video as a reminder that talking about suicide doesn't increase the risk of someone taking their own life Read more

Gordon McInally talks providing support for people with bipolar

Rotary International President nominee Gordon McInally shares his views on the vital importance of providing support for people with bipolar Read more

When kindness saved a life

Even small acts of kindness can make all the difference to someone who’s having suicidal thoughts, says Andy, a co-facilitator at Bipolar UK’s Blackpool peer support group Read more

My Suicide Prevention Toolkit

Someone with bipolar has a suicide risk that’s at least 20 times greater than someone without bipolar. Jeremy Clark has bipolar and facilitated peer support groups for people with bipolar for a decade. Here he shares the practical techniques he uses to manage, and often even prevent, suicidal thoughts… Read more

How do we speak to someone who is suicidal?

Emma Belle is back with another episode of our podcast series. This week she talks to Chris Brown, Suicide Prevention Expert and educator to ask the question: 'How do we speak to someone who is suicidal?' Read more

A life was saved

As Nicky writes in this blog, 'talking about it' has helped him deal with suicidal thoughts. Read more