Two freely available publications on bipolar disorder are chock full of wellness info for people affected, and both are super for passing along to family members for reading and discussion.

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide to Recovery from the Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders (OBAD) was …

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  1. Quoting Stephen Fry in the context of this is not a good example. Mr Fry does live with BP but he does not (presently) accept any treatment for it! He does not live “well” with it, he copes with it. Allegedly, he refuses medication because he feels the manic periods (hypo mania, by all accounts) are what gives him his creative edge and the vehicle that makes him a successful comic and writer. He fears medication will take that way from him. So, Mr Fry is probably not a good example, in any sense of the word “example”!
    Nevertheless, he remains one of my heroes!

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