I never heard much about bipolar disorder until I started spending time with alcoholics. No wonder since bipolar disorder and alcoholism are often linked together. According to the Mayo Clinic, up to half the people who have bipolar disorder also struggle with alcoholism. What is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder is a serious brain illness. It … Continue reading What is Bipolar Disorder?
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Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder
Is there a connection between Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder? If you are sober and need help for a mental condition, please seek out treatment from a respected doctor. Taking medication as prescribed does not contradict sobriety. This is my non-medical opinion gathered by observation.
If you have depression, you may feel exhausted and hopeless. It may be really hard to take any action to help yourself. But as you begin to recognize your depression and begin treatment, you will start to feel better.