Bipolar Disorder and Suicide

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As many as 1 in 5 people living with Bipolar Disorder attempt suicide. Medical Director, Dr. Harry Croft delves into Bipolar Disorder and suicide and why the statistics are so high.

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"The thought of having a mental illness disturbed me deeply. I grieved. I cried."


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