patient experience

Bipolar Disorder and the Internal Pain of Addiction: A Late Reply to a Reader

Bipolar Disorder and the Internal Pain of Addiction: A Late Reply to a Reader

Bipolar disorder can be an incredibly isolating experience. This post shares my personal experiences with addiction and obsession as a way of shedding light on the often-overlooked internal pain that comes with bipolar disorder. If you or someone you know is struggling with bipolar disorder, please reach out for help. There is always hope. | #mentalhealth #mentalillness #bipolar #addiction

How To Deal With Suicidal Thoughts When You Have Bipolar Disorder

How To Deal With Suicidal Thoughts When You Have Bipolar Disorder

In this post, Scott Ninneman shares his personal account of living with bipolar disorder and suicidal ideation. He talks about how it feels to suffer from these conditions and offers 4 tips for finding the light again. If you’re feeling lost in the darkness of bipolar disorder, this post is for you. | #mentalhealth #mentalillness #bipolar

When Things Get Tough, Go Back to Basics

When Things Get Tough, Go Back to Basics

Bipolar disorder will cause bad days, and when it does, the best thing to do is go back to basics. This is what I do when things get tough. | #MentalHealth #MentalIllness #Bipolar

Bipolar Disorder and the Struggle of Asking for Help

Bipolar Disorder and the Struggle of Asking for Help

When you have a mental illness, it can be difficult to ask for help. A writer with bipolar disorder explains how he plans to improve. | #MentalHealth #MentalIllness #Bipolar

Suicide Awareness and the Risk of How Movie Depictions May Affect You

Suicide Awareness and the Risk of How Movie Depictions May Affect You

Looking at popular movies and TV shows that featured suicide storylines and how they affected me and my bipolar. | #bipolar #mentalhealth #mentalillness