The eCommunity stops me feeling alone

Diagnosed with bipolar eight years ago, Nathanael Coakley, 33, says that Bipolar UK’s eCommunity is a safe space where he can share his experiences with others who ‘get it’ Read more

Bootiful Soles

Co-facilitators of Bipolar UK’s Blackpool Peer Support Group, Lou and Andy, created a wonderful fundraising challenge, Bootiful Soles, during the pandemic Read more

Regional Webinars: South

Join us for a free webinar about treatments for bipolar and coping with the side effects of medication. Read more

The power of group

Emma is so incredibly grateful that she has found her tribe in the shape of Bipolar UK's peer support approach. In this blog she describes this as life changing. Read more

With the eCommunity - you're not alone

For Vairi mental illness has been the sole most isolating experience of her life. By far one of the most difficult emotions her bipolar disorder brings to the surface is loneliness as she details in this blog. Read more

What is community?

Katie talks passionately about the eCommunity, somewhere you feel safe, respected and listened to. It makes you feel part of something, like you’re no longer isolated or alone. Read more

I am not bipolar, I have bipolar

Sometimes your illness has such a hold over you that it can sometimes feel all consuming. Dominque explains that whilst this may feel as though it is the case, you are not your illness. Read more

A timely lifeline

Tulisa found the eCommunity to be a safe environment where users interact, build their self-esteem and knowledge. Read more

Help at the sticky wicket

The eCommunity is a rich source of help and support to help you across the line. Read more

Online Peer Support Groups

In this interview, Jeremy Clark speaks to Richard Mager, who led a project to set up the Central London Support Group on Zoom. Read more

Support Group Focus: Harrow

Today we are focusing on the incredible work done by the Harrow Support Group, and inviting anyone in the area who needs support to come along. Read more

Support Group Focus: Lincoln

From today we are shining the spotlight on Peer Support Groups across the UK that are doing an incredible job by going that extra mile. Read more

Side by Side: Laura's story

Laura has recently starting volunteering with Bipolar UK Support Groups and shares her experience so far. Read more

Side by Side: Ivor's story

Ivor co-facilitates our Support Group in Stockton. Read on to hear his experience of volunteering with Bipolar UK. Read more