What causes bipolar disorder?
The exact cause of bipolar disorder is not fully understood. Experts believe that a number of different factors act together and make a person more likely to develop the condition. Read more about the possible triggers of bipolar on this page.
Bipolar disorder is a condition where people experience periods of depression and mania. Learn more about bipolar and how to seek treatment here.
You’re not alone this World Bipolar Day, March 30
Friday March 30 is World Bipolar Day 2018. Help spread awareness of this mental health disorder, and find the services and helplines you need.
Living with bipolar disorder
Like many others suffering from a chronic condition, people with bipolar disorder can develop stay-well plans to help them manage their condition. Find out how to manage with bipolar disorder.
Bipolar disorder medication
There are many different types of medications used to help treat bipolar disorder. Find out more about what medication to take from a trusted source.
Bipolar disorder symptoms
There are a number of symptoms associated with bipolar disorder. Find out more from the information and resources on this page.
Diagnosis of bipolar disorder
There are several ways to diagnose bipolar disorder. Find out more from the information and resources on this page.
Bipolar disorder treatment
Treatments for bipolar disorder aim to reduce the severity and frequency of the episodes of depression and mania so that a person can live life as normally as possible.
Depression and bipolar disorder can make it hard to function in relationships or at work, but help is available. Learn more about mood disorders here.
Lithium is a medicine used to treat bipolar disorder and related conditions. The decision to start using lithium should be made only in consultation with a doctor.