woman looking into mirrors dealing with bipolar disorder

The Connection Between Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

In the past, many referred to bipolar disorder as manic depression. This disorder is marked by intense and sudden shifts in behavior, energy levels, and mood. Some believed that drug and alcohol addiction recovery should address severe mental conditions such as bipolar disorder. As medical professionals understand co-occurring disorders better, dual diagnosis treatment is becoming…

A woman holds her head, and wonders, "Do I have bipolar disorder?"

Do I Have Bipolar Disorder?

Do I have bipolar disorder? Find the answer to the question by reading our latest article below.  One of the defining characteristics of the condition known as bipolar disorder is drastic mood swings that fluctuate between euphoria and depression. These mood swings, along with other symptoms, can affect a person’s mindset and behavior. Furthermore, they…