Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Alexandra writes that we need to normalise conversations around bipolar, put simply we need to talk about mental health. Read more

Misdiagnosed With Depression

After an initial misdiagnosis, Emma shares why getting a diagnosis of bipolar was so helpful Read more

Diagnosed With bipolar disorder 2

Lizzie describes in candid detail the emotions, thoughts, and issues she dealt with after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and the signs that led up to her seeking help. Read more

The mysterious world of psychosis

Lynn explores what can take a person from living a happy, fulfilled life, to the bottom dropping out of their world into a confusing world of psychosis. Read more

What having bipolar means for me

Bipolar UK supporter Rose shares her experience of managing bipolar and anxiety Read more

Being diagnosed as bipolar 1

Recently at Bipolar UK we held a support group for young people, and it got Louise thinking about her own diagnosis of bipolar 1 at 17. Read more

Bipolar my Superpower

Not everyone would like to think of bipolar as a superpower...I DO! Read more

The tightrope of mania – what goes up must come down

Bipolar UK Ambassador, April Kelley, writes about her experiences of mania. 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