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.

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Bipolar Impulsivity

3 Ways to Help You Control Bipolar Impulsivity

Bipolar impulsivity can include overspending, risky decisions, and unaccountability. Here are three impulse control strategies for people with bipolar.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 20, 2018

How to Address Negative Thinking

Negative thinking and be seriously damaging and it can impact one's quality of life and self-esteem. Sammi shares ways how to address negative thinking. 
by Sammi Adams on March 5, 2018
Negative Self-Talk

How to Quiet Negative Self-Talk and Silence Your Inner Critic

For many people living with bipolar, negative self-talk can cause serious damage self-esteem and everyday living. Here's how to silence these thoughts.
by Jane Brasil on February 21, 2018
Video Bipolar Self-Care Tips for the Fall and Winter video

Three Bipolar Self-Care Tips for the Winter

Sammi shares her favorite self-care tips for the fall and winter months from taking care of yourself, keeping warm to eating healthy and more.
by Sammi Adams on February 9, 2018
Bipolar and Money

Bipolar and Money: A Complicated Relationship

Overspending is a common problem for people with bipolar and can cause financial problems. Charlie provides some tips on bipolar and money management.
by Charlie Kaplan on January 17, 2018
Video how to be productive in depression video

How to Be Productive in Depression

Lizzie shares with you her own tips on how to find motivation and be productive when you're in a depressive episode. 
by Lizzie Reezay on December 27, 2017
Video Bipolar Mood Tracking video

Bipolar Mood Tracking: How to Track Your Mood

Lizzie discusses the importance of tracking your mood if you have bipolar disorder and how to start a mood journal to help predict your mood episodes.
by Lizzie Reezay on November 17, 2017
Talking About Bipolar Disorder

Talking About Bipolar: Having “The Talk” With People You Love

There will come a time when talking about bipolar with loved ones can no longer be avoided. Follow these tips to make it as pain-free as possible.
by Christian Morales and Becky Wicks on October 25, 2017
Living With Bipolar Disorder

What It’s Like Navigating Life With Bipolar Disorder

"It is not easy living with bipolar disorder, but the support of loved ones makes the journey more bearable." Charlie and Sharon share their stories.
by Charlie Kaplan and Sharon Davis on October 12, 2017
Video Bipolar Support Group

How to Find a Bipolar Support Group

Support groups allow you to share your experience and learn from others. Sammi shares how you can find a bipolar support group that's right for you.
by Sammi Adams on September 15, 2017