bipolar

  1. P

    Hello, new guy here

    I never know what to write on these things, guess I should introduce myself. I am a 25 year old PhD researcher at the university of Huddersfield. I work out 3-5 times a week and I like to play video games when I have the time. I was diagnosed recently with bipolar affective disorder, so that...
  2. S

    Free Mental health peer mentoring program

    Hi I’m looking to add value to the mental health community because I am a part of it as I suffer from bipolar 1 disorder. After 8 years of being hospitalized weeks at a time, I am now starting a project and looking for people who are interested in taking their life to the next level by joining...
  3. whiteflags330

    Cold Turkey

    I had to go cold turkey from my meds because my doctor won't fill my scripts until I see psychiatrist and I've been having self harming and other bad thoughts. I have grounding techniques and usually too tired to do anything, but it's constantly on my mind since I stopped my meds and alcohol...
  4. P_Rose

    Trying to handle decision-making

    I haven't been officially diagnosed, but my psychiatrist thinks I might be bipolar after dealing with mood cycling and two acute psychotic/manic episodes last year. I'm on lamotrigine and it's done a lot to stabilize my moods, but I'm still having a fair amount of fluctuation from one day to the...
  5. P_Rose

    Can psychotic symptoms fade away?

    Hi there, I had a couple of psychotic breaks one month apart early last year, where I felt that people could read my thoughts and that people in my life were trying to stalk me, hurt me, and abandon me. I felt completely detached from reality and was also experiencing appetite changes, extreme...
  6. N

    Bipolar and bpd

    hi every one I'm Nicola well what can I say my life is so hard I'm destructive of good things I can often make people feel like I'm a bad person I take things the wrong way I'm so negative and angry I can't control my mood swings this has caused me to loose 3 of my children to a system (social...
  7. J

    Partner possibly showing signs of mental health issue - advice!

    I’ve been dating someone for 6 months who mentioned in the past that he thought he may have bi-polar, undiagnosed. I’m noticing some erratic behavior at times and I don’t feel comfortable prying or asking questions this early. I’m hoping to get some insight from others familiar with different...
  8. M

    In a relationship with someone with BPD

    Hi all and thanks for the look. I've been dating my current girlfriend for 7 months now. Once we started dating, she was very upfront about suffering from anxiety and had been treated for depression. She is also in recovery, over a yr now, she's an alcoholic. I'm not sure if it's BPD, she...
  9. M

    Romantic relationship with girlfriend suffering from anxiety

    Hi all and thanks for the look. I've been dating my current girlfriend for 7 months now. Once we started dating, she was very upfront about suffering from anxiety and had been treated for depression. She is also in recovery, over a yr now, she's an alcoholic. She's suffered some childhood...
  10. A

    Hi 👋

    Hi, I have bipolar 1 and my partner has ocpd. Both of us has just come to accept that changes need to be made, so here I am.
  11. M

    Exercise for Biploar?

    What’s everyone’s experience of using exercise to manage symptoms?
  12. S

    Life Changing Bipolar Disorder

    This is long so be prepared. Where to begin! I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder about 12 years ago, but looking back I now know that I probably was that for most of my life. As you read over the symptoms and acts I just about hit every point there is. I have had risky behavior most of my...
  13. E

    Finally have hope of possible healing

    Hello Everyone. I hope you are all doing well this Holiday season. I joined the Mental Health forum in search of help with dealing with my newfound misdiagnoses of 17 years. I was diagnosed Bipolar in 2001. I did the stupid thing of dropping therapy over and over again thinking i was not getting...
  14. E

    Hello from South Bend, Indiana

    Hello Everyone. I hope you are all doing well this Holiday season. I joined the Mental Health forum in search of help with dealing with my newfound misdiagnoses of 17 years. I was diagnosed Bipolar in 2001. I did the stupid thing of dropping therapy over and over again thinking i was not getting...
  15. C

    New to forum, but not Mental Health

    Hello , I won't disclose my real name here, but a few of my friends call me Missa. I'm nearly in my 40s and have struggled with mental health since I was a very young girl. I have several diagnosis, including Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar II, PTSD, depression. I used to have a severe...
  16. S

    Heads wrecked

    Hi let me say some things about myself i have a diagnosis of depressive disorder with psychosis. I agree but think there is a lot more to it i have complex ptsd, ocd traits, delusional parisitosis anxiety and avoidance traits and maybe bpd, according to the psychologist. Psychiatrist says maybe...
  17. A

    Hello, I'm new here

    I'm not sure where to start. I'm having a lot of health problems I have CPTSD and Bipolar Disorder. I look forward to getting to know you all. Take Care. Angel54
  18. A

    Is this bipolar according to you?

    I have bpd, but I suspect to have bipolar II as well because I have had episodes I have never experienced to these past weeks that include euphoria and depression. I mean I can be euphoric where I'll talk, I'll have ideas, I will not be able to sit without moving all around the apartment, and...
  19. A

    I know you aren't doctors but I need advice

    I have bpd, but I suspect to have bipolar II as well because I have had episodes I have never experienced to these past weeks that include euphoria and depression. I mean I can be euphoric where I'll talk, I'll have ideas, I will not be able to sit without moving all around the apartment, and...
  20. Livingdeadgirl

    Medication advice needed - doctors appointment tomorrow

    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum, I have struggled with mental illness for quite a while and don't have many people in my life who understand mental illness. I'm hoping to make some connections on here. I have a diagnosis of ADD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar disorder. Finding the right...