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.
When people talk about bipolar disorder, they generally talk about the highs and lows - hypo/manic, mixed, and depressive episodes. For us who have bipolar disorder, those are the times we need help, so naturally those are the times we talk about how we're feeling and go looking for support, advice or answers. I wonder, though, whether…