Creating balance through honest communication

First I want to focus on the importance of talking to people in your life who really “get you”. Twice in the past week I had phone conversations with people that I’m getting to know in my Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) group. I felt so comfortable talking with them because we could effortlessly […]

Agitation is often a symptom of mania

Many of you know that agitation and irritation are often symptoms of bipolar disorder. There is a profound difference between spending time with someone who is happy manic verses angry manic. Mania encompasses an array of behaviors and characteristics. I recently did an interview with Tony Gates on his morning talk show, 1340 AM (www.wjrwam.com). […]