How to Help Someone With Bipolar
Eric Patterson
Eric Patterson
May 17, 2019
Knowing how to help someone with bipolar can be difficult. The first step to successful help is understanding the disorder.

Latest Awareness Content

8 Bipolar Myths Busted

Dispelling Myths and Uncovering the Truth About Bipolar Disorder

Throughout this article are examples of bipolar myths that are often believed, and discussion of the real facts behind these misleading ideas.
by Becky Wicks on June 9, 2015
Helpful Resources for People with Bipolar Disorder

Helpful Resources for People with Bipolar Disorder

While there are countless resources out there for people with bipolar disorder and their loved ones, I’ve compiled some of the best here just for you.
by Kiki Woodham on May 27, 2015
Infographic Why Mental Health Month Matters

Why Mental Health Month Matters

Despite the fact nearly 44 million American adults live with some form of mental illness, there is still a huge stigma attached to mental health conditions.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on May 20, 2015
Gender Difference in Bipolar Disorder

Does Bipolar Affect Men and Women Differently?

Studies have shown that there are some trends that can present differently between males and females who have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder.
by Becky Wicks on May 20, 2015
Eating Disorders in Bipolar

The Truth About Bipolar and Eating Disorders

The most common illnesses are beginning to be understood but there is still misconception about the less common including bipolar and eating disorders.
by Fliss Baker on April 29, 2015
Weight Gain

The Link Between Bipolar and Weight Gain

Aside from hair loss, or maybe those rare fatal rashes, I can deal with just about any side effect from my medication as long as it’s NOT weight gain.
by Kiki Woodham on April 8, 2015
Warning Signs of Depression

Warning Signs of Depression in Bipolar Disorder

There are many warning signs of depression in bipolar, some of which include (but are not limited to) the following symptoms.
by Becky Wicks on March 4, 2015
Mental Health in the Media

The Impact of Bipolar Media Representation

"The world would be appalled to read slurs about diabetes or cancer in the media." Fliss Baker discusses the representation of mental health in the media.
by Fliss Baker on February 18, 2015
The Link Between Bipolar and Creativity

The Benefits of Creativity for Bipolar Disorder

Several studies have shown a connection between bipolar disorder and the creative arts. Becky discusses this link between bipolar and creativity.
by Becky Wicks on February 11, 2015
Talking About Bipolar

Sharing With Others About Bipolar Disorder

"We’re the only ones who can show the world that, regardless of our medical condition, we’re all human beings." Kiki looks at being open about bipolar.
by Kiki Woodham on January 29, 2015