Apps for managing mood

We’ve picked these apps to help you track, understand, or control your mood a bit better, so you can live a healthier, more balanced life. Apps are not a substitute for professional care, but they are an excellent resource for identifying problem areas and collecting useful data. Read more

Top 10 books on bipolar disorder

We've pulled together a list of our top 10 books on bipolar disorder, that we feel give great insight into the condition. Read more

Writing poetry helps me express my truth

Hannah has discovered poetry as an outlet to express who she is, how she's feeling and her experiences. We are delighted to be able to share a poem with you. Read more

Co-morbidity and bipolar disorder

In simple terms, co-morbidity refers to the presence of more than one disorder in the same person. Professor Guy Goodwin discusses other psychiatric conditions that can affect at least two-thirds of people with bipolar disorder and what may cause these to occur. Read more

Tips for managing medication-induced weight gain

We detail the medications that can help to treat bipolar disorder, but that are at greater risk of causing weight gain, and discuss ways to help limit this side effect. Read more

Why not let TRUE COLOURS help you cope with the Covid-19 crisis?

Find out more about True Colours, an online self-management system that allows you to monitor your symptoms and experiences using text, email and the Internet. Read more

Self-Management Webinars

Find out more about Bipolar UK's collaboration with the National Centre for Mental Health (NCMH) at Cardiff University to organise a series of 3 self-management webinars. Read more

The price of the pandemic: bipolar disorder, money and lockdown

Yvette Caster talks about the financial challenges of having bipolar, how to control your spending and safeguard your money. Read more

Bipolar and DVLA

If you have a bipolar diagnosis, whilst it may not affect your ability to drive, you must tell the DVLA. We discuss the regulations here. Read more