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What it’s like to live with Bipolar II disorder

Mental illness is a silent epidemic among men, says Sam Hawken, and it’s up to us all to take it more seriously The police were coming. I had only a few minutes to act. I called the mental-health hotline for my insurer and, when the call was answered, I said, “I have bipolar disorder and I’m off my medication. I ... Read More »

How I Manage My Bipolar Disorder

I went six years between my first (2007) and second (2013) hospitalizations. I pride myself on that. I was hospitalized for a third time in 2014. Through my three hospitalizations and three IOPs (Intensive Outpatient Therapy) I’ve met people on their 10th or 15th hospitalization. Some people are chronically unemployed or on disability. Their illness dictates the course for their ... Read More »