H&J, recently diagnosed at 27 with Bipolar II, highlights some of his insane behaviour that was so socially acceptable it hid his mental illness in plain sight.
Due to addiction, Julie and her siblings were given up for adoption. Julie continues the cycle as she self-medicates her mental illness and copes with family.
Madison shares living with bipolar and depression unknowingly and turning to alcohol to self-medicate. Hospitalization for alcoholism uncovered her mental illness.
Joe shares his experience of staying in a psych ward under observation for bipolar, the conditions, the characters he meets, and how he finally escaped.
Struggling with mental health issues since high school, TC goes through mania, depression & “snapping” episodes. She is eventually diagnosed with bipolar.
Trev writes about his experience with the National Health Service and medication and his decision to self-manage his bipolar.
Rachel writes an informative post describing bipolar and high sensitivity. She also writes about her experiences with both and how she copes.