Steve Gilbert has extensive personal experience of mental illness, including periods of depression, suicide attempts, and hospitalisation. Steve has a diagnosis of bipolar disorder and complex PTSD - the result of psychological abuse in his early years through to adulthood.

In this video Steve explains how you can live with bipolar disorder and the mindset that you can draw on for self help.

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Together, we can support the person behind the diagnosis of bipolar.