Bipolar Awareness
Becky Wicks
Becky Wicks
April 23, 2019
"The quicker we raise bipolar awareness the more people we can reach, changing their misconceptions about mental health," writes Becky.

Latest Awareness Content

what does it mean to be bipolar

3 Important Lessons Bipolar Can Teach You About Yourself

What does it mean to be bipolar? 'Bipolar has taught me resiliency, ambitiousness, and self-love.' Andrew describes what it means to be bipolar.
by Andrew Marc Feliciano on May 2, 2018
marijuana and bipolar

Can Marijuana Help or Worsen Bipolar Symptoms?

Does cannabis help or hinder people with bipolar disorder? Research regarding marijuana and bipolar disorder has some surprising results.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on April 18, 2018
emotional eating and bipolar disorder

Emotions, Food and Bipolar Disorder: Is There a Connection?

Is there a clear line connecting binge eating, impulsive eating, or emotional eating and bipolar disorder? Studies suggest there may be a connection.
by Josh Duvauchelle on April 11, 2018
Bipolar 1 Versus Bipolar 2

Bipolar 1 Versus Bipolar 2: What’s the Difference?

A diagnosis of bipolar disorder can be further broken down various types, such as bipolar 1 versus bipolar 2. Learn the difference here.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 13, 2018
Video The Importance of Talking About Bipolar video

The Importance of Being Open With Bipolar

Finding a way to talk about bipolar disorder will allow you to inform loved ones about your symptoms, and allow others to better understand your condition.
by Sammi Adams on March 9, 2018
Bipolar Paranoia

What It’s Like Dealing With Bipolar Paranoia

"Being paranoid was extremely lonely and I felt totally isolated and detached from others." Fliss shares her experience with bipolar paranoia.
by Fliss Baker on March 7, 2018
Bipolar Disorder Research

The Latest Bipolar Research Finds New Genetic Risk Factors and More

New bipolar disorder research has found new genetic risk factors, a connection between bipolar disorder and accelerated epigenetic aging, and more.
by Lana Barhum on February 14, 2018
Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and ADHD

Untangling Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and ADHD: Part 1 & 2

When someone has ADHD, it can be difficult to detect if there is comorbidity. So, what makes diagnosing a comorbid bipolar disorder and ADHD challenging?
by Charlie Kaplan on January 30, 2018
Bipolar Anxiety

Are Bipolar and Anxiety Connected?

Although bipolar and anxiety disorder are separate conditions, they have a lot in common. Learn here about the bipolar anxiety connection.
by Angela Finlay and Lana Barhum on December 13, 2017
Video Bipolar And Memory Loss video

Bipolar and Memory Loss: What Can You Do to Help Your Memory?

Some people with bipolar may find they are having problems remembering important details. So what can you do to improve your memory? Find out here.
by Sammi Adams on October 27, 2017