Hypomania and mania

Explains hypomania and mania, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

Your stories

My podcast: a manic soundscape

Robin's blog about how he used his skills in radio production to create a podcast about his hypomania.

Robin Blamires
Posted on 18/06/2014

My selfie on hypomania

Laura blogs about the selfies you'll start seeing on our information pages soon....

Laura H
Posted on 27/02/2014

Useful contacts

Be Mindful

bemindful.co.uk
Explains the principles behind mindfulness, and gives details of local courses and therapists.

Bipolar UK

020 7931 6480
bipolaruk.org.uk
Information and support for people with bipolar disorder, hypomania or mania, and their families and friends. Online community, support groups and self-help tools including a mood scale and mood diary.

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

0161 705 4304
babcp.com
Can provide details of accredited therapists.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

01455 883 300
itsgoodtotalk.org.uk
For practitioners in your area.

Carers UK

0808 808 7777
carersuk.org
Practical information and support for people who are carers.

Elefriends

elefriends.org.uk
A safe, supportive online community where you can listen, be heard and share your experiences with others.

Healthtalk.org

healthtalk.org
Information, videos and audio of people's personal experiences of hypomania and mania.

Hearing Voices Network

helpline: 0114 271 8210
hearing-voices.org
Local support groups and information for people who hear voices.

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

nhs.uk/Service-Search
Use the NHS service search to find psychological therapies services near you.

Mood diaries

moodpanda.com
moodscope.com
medhelp.org/land/moodtracker
mappiness.org.uk
Some examples of mood diaries – many more are available.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

nice.org.uk
Produces guidelines about best practice care for people with hypomania and mania.

NHS Choices

nhs.uk
Health information, including info about mental health and physical conditions that cause mania.

Post Natal Depression & Puerperal Psychosis

puerperalpsychosis.org.uk
Information, support and an online forum for people experiencing puerperal psychosis.

Samaritans

samaritans.org
116 123 (freephone)
jo@samaritans.org
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
Chris PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
24-hour emotional support for anyone struggling to cope.


This information was published in August 2016. We will revise it in 2019.


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