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Explains what bipolar disorder is, what kinds of treatment are available, and how you can help yourself cope. Also provides guidance on what friends and family can do to help.
Paul talks about him getting diagnosis of Bipolar and his journey to figuring out what meant to him.
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0333 323 3880bipolaruk.orgSupport for people with bipolar disorder (including hypomania) and their families and friends. They also have a supportive online community.
0808 808 7777carersuk.orgIndependent information and support for carers.
elefriends.org.ukA friendly online community for people experiencing a mental health problem.
0808 808 4000 (freephone)nationaldebtline.co.ukOffers confidential advice concerning debts.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
nice.org.ukOffers guidelines on treatment for bipolar disorder.
nhs.ukProvides information on bipolar disorder and details of treatment.
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