World Bipolar Day 30 March 2022 Toolkit
Every year, the 30th March marks World Bipolar Day.** Bipolar Disorder affects a person’s mood, which can swing from one extreme to the other where someone who has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder experiencing episodes of Depression or mania/extreme and erratic behavior. 46 Million people worldwide are living with Bipolar Disorder. People living with Bipolar Disorder cope with significant daily disruptions as it can impact on a person’s ability to function, especially with family, relationships and work if left untreated. Fortunately, there are several Medications, Psychotherapy, Support Groups, self-help tips and information available to help you manage everyday.
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Online Toolkit For Mental Health And Covid19
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Online Toolkit on the SADAG website (www.sadag.org) with free resources, online videos, reliable resources, coping skills, online tools and info on social distancing, self-isolation, etc
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The symptoms of Bipolar Disorder can disrupt relationships, work, studying and other areas of a person's life. To learn what Bipolar Disorder is, how it is diagnosed, ways it is treated, what you can do to support a loved one, and how to manage medication please make use of the Toolkit below:
- Brochure explaining signs, symptoms, treatment and support - Click here
- Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida hosts a Bipolar Disorder Mindful Monday Session with Author and SADAG Support Group Leader, Samantha Smirin. Click here to watch the discussion.
- Online Videos with Dr Leigh Jeanet about what Bipolar is and how to identify the warning signs - Click here
- Everything you need to know about Bipolar - Click here
- The Best Bipolar Disorder Apps for 2019 - Click here
- Self-help tips - Click here
- Learn how to use a mood Diary - Click here
- What can family and friends do to help - Click here