Upon being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it is helpful to learn all you can about your condition as you start the recovery process. You will also need to find your best treatment program through working with your doctor, psychologist, psychiatrist, and insurance. Also, you will want to find support and be selective about who you share your mental illness details with.
The other day, I was on the phone with one of my “manic mafia.” My manic mafia are people I can talk to, who don’t go all funny on me when I happen to mention the challenges of dealing with life in 18 or more syllables in a world that can’t see past 17. So anyway, my friend - let’s call her Sarah - happens to…