10 Harmful Myths About Bipolar Disorder

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Richard Graham's video about some of the harmful myths about bipolar disorder, and why they are not true, for his presentations class

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"My teen years were a living hell and it felt as though they were wasted with doctors appointments, consuming dozens of medications, hospitalizations , and feelings of  emptiness and worthlessness."

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  • Establish healthy routines

    Doing exercise and establishing healthy routines can help you to relieve stress and level your moods. Try to sleep seven or eight hours...
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  • Avoid alcohol and stimulants

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  • Be careful with the medication

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  • Keep appointments with your therapist and psychiatrist

    If you miss appointments, you tend to lose touch and can start to unwind. It is a good idea for your support team to know what is going...
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  • Master your triggers

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