When you have bipolar and catch covid

It's a worrying time living with bipolar disorder the isolation and anxiety for some can be debilitating. What would happen if you caught coronavirus on top of all of that? Ellie has details. Read more

Covid-19 Impact Survey Summary and Conclusion

Bipolar UK originally conducted an online survey to assess the impact of Covid-19 on the bipolar community. Read more

The challenge of home schooling

Hints and tips for bipolar parents who are homeschooling during coronavirus Read more

This lockdown nurture your inner child

It’s easy to forget that our inner child is ageless, and our imagination is endless. But once you are reminded, that sparkle in your eyes will return Read more

Lockdown 2.0

Ellie gives her best tips for getting through the rest of the lockdown as we navigate our way through a repeat of what we endured earlier this year. Read more

Groundhog Day – surviving lockdown two

Lockdown and its effect on bipolar disorder is the subject of Luyando Mulawo's self help blog which feature lessons she learned from the first national lockdown. Read more

Why I’m Attempting to Tackle This Lockdown Alone

Whilst we are in the midst of the second national lockdown April Kelley explains why this time around she feels confident enough to tackle it all on her own. Read more

Covid-19 – Frequently Asked Questions - updated 9/11/20

In this blog we answer many of the questions about the current rules in relation to COVID-19. Read more

Mental health and Covid 19

With the second lockdown our community will be feeling this more than ever. We are always here and will do everything we can to support you and the people you care for. Please reach out to us and access our services, Read more

Resilience through Lockdown

Loren shares how being locked down was more redemptive than destructive whilst living with bipolar disorder. Read more

Dating and life after lockdown

Yvette Caster talks about how she'd like her life to be different post-lockdown and that her thoughts have turned back to getting on-track towards finding her soulmate. Read more

A first-hand experience of managing bipolar during Covid-19

Heidi discusses how she self-manages her mental health and the challenges that she faces during this crisis, plus offers advice on some techniques to help keep well. Read more

Covid-19 Impact Survey results

We had a great response to the ‘Bipolar and Covid-19' survey with 1,700 responses in 2 weeks. Results show that, perhaps as might be expected, many people with the condition are struggling due to the stress, uncertainty and isolation of lockdown. The full results of the survey are now available here. Read more

Four tips for those supporting someone with bipolar during the COVID-19 lockdown

Molly talks about her experience as a supporter of someone with bipolar, as well as her experiences working in the mental health field. She offers her advice on how, during the COVID-19 lockdown, to support someone with bipolar whilst also taking care of yourself. Read more

bipolar and coronavirus – five steps to staying well

What you need to know to help you avoid a relapse, produced with expert clinical advice April 1, 2020. Read more