13 Famous People With Bipolar Disorder

Many Celebrities Have Lived With Various Forms of Bipolar Disorder AP Photo (3) Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, affects men and women equally, with about 5.6 million adult Americans (2.6 percent of the population) diagnosed with the condition — including many famous people. The erratic behavior of some celebrities with mental illness is often attributed […]

11 Habits That Can Actually Be Signs Of Mental Illness

While the signs and symptoms of different mental illnesses can be tricky to spot, it helps to consider how they might show up in the form of certain daily habits. By knowing what to look for, it can be easier to see these habits for what they really are, and even get some help. Because if they’re […]

9 Famous People with Bipolar

They represent the pinnacle of achievement, but also a thousand struggles. Their struggles are similar to ours and so to know them is to know ourselves. The following are 9 famous people who are now speaking out about their experiences living and thriving with bipolar disorder. Patrick Kennedy Patrick Kennedy was a congressman for 16 years. […]

Shamed for Taking Bipolar Disorder Medication

The Privilege of Being ‘Against’ Mental Health Medication “I would never take medication.” It’s something I’ve heard a lot in my life. At age 20, I lost my mind overnight, but this isn’t really about that. It’s about what resulted in the following years. After this incident happened in college, I sought psychiatric help. I went through […]

Everything You Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder

What is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood. Symptoms can include an extremely elevated mood called mania. They can also include episodes of depression. Bipolar disorder is also known as bipolar disease or manic depression. People with bipolar disorder may have trouble managing everyday life tasks at […]

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