Tag: bipolar

Bipolar disorder and Christmas

Following a year of renewed government promises to tackle mental health, a nurse describes her own experiences with Bipolar Disorder. Staff Nurse Elaine Francis, 32, who was diagnosed with the condition 5 years ago, outlines the cycle from the euphoria of the ‘hypomania’ phase to the spiral into depression, the […]

World Bipolar Day: “I’m a dancer, a student, a daughter, a friend, a human. I’m not perfect and I’m not my [bipolar] diagnosis”

As World Bipolar Day is being celebrated today (March 30), Shannon Crozier, 19, from Washington shares her story of how hard her bipolar disorder is to deal with and how her psychotic breakdown has helped her to come to terms with her illness. The mental health charity MIND describes Bipolar […]