My Story: Rwenshaun and Bipolar Disorder

Despite being a successful athlete, getting good grades, and holding down a full-time job, Rweshaun recognized he needed help. Here, he shares his journey with bipolar disorder, from his diagnosis to becoming a leader and advocate for mental health.

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Why It’s So Difficult to Diagnose Bipolar Disorder

People who suffer from bipolar disorder often live with the illness for many years before they’re properly diagnosed and treated.

Antidepressants No Help for Most People With Bipolar Disorder

Prescribing antidepressants for bipolar disorder could actually increase manic episodes in patients.

What You Need to Know About Bipolar Symptoms

Behavioral changes and mood changes vary depending on whether a person is in a manic or depressive state.

What Does Living With Bipolar Disorder Feel Like?

For one woman, bipolar disorder felt like being inside a tornado.

More Than the Blues: Depression or Bipolar Disorder?

Why bipolar disorder is often mistaken for depression (even by doctors!)