25 minutes | Jul 28, 2019

Bipolar Disorder Explained

Public figures, such as Carrie Fisher, have shared about their lived experience with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is common and easily mistaken for other types of mood disorders. What are the symptoms of bipolar disorder and how is bipolar disorder different from other types of mental illness? What are common treatments? What are some of the barriers to helping someone who may be experiencing a manic episode? Meet Dr. Kaz at the Minnesota State Fair as part of Mental Health Awareness Day on Monday August 26, 2019 at Dan Patch Park. In this episode we describe some of the support services provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). To learn more about this organization or to contribute, please visit www.nami.org or www.namimn.org for the Minnesota Chapter.
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