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How Can You Help Someone with Bipolar Disorder?

Your family member or close friend has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and you want to know the best way to help them. “Start by learning as much about bipolar disorder as you can,” says Allen Daniels, Ed.D., executive vice president and director of scientific affairs for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. “Consider joining a peer support group for people with mood disorders. Other people who are dealing with the same issues can often offer some solutions.” Take this quiz to learn more about bipolar disorder and how to help someone you love.

Laura Flynn McCarthy


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