Living with bipolar means you have certain entitlements to ensure you are not discriminated against. There can also be other legal aspects to your treatment especially in hospital.
Read on for information about these and other legal matters that may affect you.
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Professor Guy Goodwin explains how Mental Health Act assessments are carried out.
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.
Bipolar UK cautiously welcomes the Modernising the Mental Health Act – final report from the independent review published on Thursday 6th December 2018.