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Growing Your Support Network
Finding support should be an important part of your treatment plan. You may already be receiving support from your doctor or a therapist, but it doesn't have to stop there.
Friends and family can be important sources of support. Among other things, they can help you stick to your treatment plan by encouraging you to avoid harmful habits and sharing the responsibility for care. For more ways they can help, share this information.
You can help your family members understand your condition better by showing them how other people have faced the challenges of managing bipolar I disorder. Share personal stories from people who found help with
Find out information about pediatric patients with bipolar I disorder 10 to 17 years of age.
Establish a Network
Consider friends, family, and healthcare professionals as part of a network of ongoing emotional support. Other people with
Look for a local support group or contact the local chapter of a national mental health advocacy organization. This can help you find out what kinds of resources and activities are available in your area.
Here are links to websites where you and your loved ones can learn more about bipolar I disorder and meet people who are also living with or caring for someone with the condition.
The organizations and resources listed are not affiliated with Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. As such, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. does not adopt, endorse, opine, or make any representation as to the truth, accuracy, legality, or any other aspect of the information provided by these organizations or resources.
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