Seeking mental health help for Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition affecting your mood and you may need mental health help
Bipolar disorder used to be known as manic depression and it severely affects your mood in varying extremes. The symptoms of bipolar disorder include experiencing episodes of depression making you feel very low with a lack of energy or episodes of mania making you feel overactive.
If you’re suffering from bipolar disorder, it’s important to seek mental health help and diagnosis. We’re here to make you more aware of the episodes associated with the disorder.
- A sense of worthlessness
- Thoughts of suicide
- Previous diagnosis of clinical depression
- Feelings of elation
- High energy
- Easily irritated
- Faster speech
Whilst reaching out for mental health help, patients often want to understand the cause of their illness and it can be a point of frustration. The exact cause is unknown but it’s believed that times of extreme stress or genetic and chemical factors can trigger a bipolar disorder episode.
Space2BHeard is your support for mental health help. Treatment for bipolar disorder outside of medicine or mood stabilisers includes talking to a mental health help professional to provide support, recognition and lifestyle advice. A combination of psychological mental health help as well as medicinal treatments are the best way to control bipolar disorder episodes.
Space2BHeard offers a service called ‘Let’s Talk’ which has been running in Hull for over 6 years, providing individuals with mental health help for bipolar disorder. The service works alongside a number of NHS services in our communities to support counselling in numerous forms.
At the time of publication, ‘Let’s Talk’ has treated 380 people in the last 12 months with mental health help for various problems including stress, bereavement, eating disorders and relationship issues.
It is important to know where you might be able to get help and advice when it comes to mental health help and Space2BHeard is here for you.
267 Beverley Rd
Hull, East Yorkshire
If you’re feeling nervous about the prospect of seeking mental health help, take a look at some of our testimonials from people who have used the ‘Let’s Talk’ service.
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