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Help For Caregivers

Dealing with Bipolar Mania: Help for Caregivers

What caregivers need to know about symptoms of mania, medications to treat mania and caring for people with bipolar disorder. 1,832 more words

Bipolar Anger - How To Handle It . . .

How To Handle Your Bipolar Relative’s Anger & Protect Everyone From Injury

Bipolar Anger – A source Of Embarrassment  

Many with bipolar disorder don’t discuss the anger problems that are associated with the mood swings of mania and depression. 574 more words

Bipolar in the Family

Bipolar Disorder in the Family: Difficult on Everyone

When one member of a family has bipolar disorder, the illness affects everyone else in the family. Family members often feel confused and alienated when a person is having an episode and is not acting like him or herself. 3,410 more words

Afraid To Say It

When I woke up this… well when I woke up today I felt like the clouds had parted a little. I’m not happy by any means, but I laughed and smiled today.   323 more words


Worst & Best things to say

Worst thinks to say to a person with Bipolar Disorder

Some people trivialise depression (often unintentionally) by dropping a platitude on a depressed person as if that is the one thing they needed to hear. 853 more words

Suicide Prevention

How Dose Suicide Prevention Hotline Prevent Suicide?

The goal of any suicide prevention hotline is to prevent suicide, but how do suicide prevention hotlines help? This is a question that many people have asked and yet few answers are agreed upon by experts. 875 more words

Welcome, sad folks, to my lovely home...

I have left my life – mid stream – sold my house, quit my job, all that stuff. To die. Or so it’s felt like for the last six months or so. 164 more words