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Bipolar

Our Mental Health Advisors can help put support in place if you have Bipolar Disorder. If you want to read some further information on what Bipolar Disorder is and how it might affect you, you can find that by clicking this link.

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms described, or if you are worried about your mental health, then please make an appointment to discuss with your GP as soon as possible.

Understandably there may be times when have more difficulty completing your studies due to the way you are feeling. There is support available to help you with this. If you find that your mental health is affecting you or your ability to study, please come to a drop in session at the Student Wellbeing Centre as soon as possible.

Drop in sessions:
Monday to Friday: 12.00pm to 2.00pm
Thursdays (term time only): 5.00pm to 7.00pm

Useful links:

Managing unstable moods: Self-help for Bipolar Disorderhttp://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/bipolar.htm

Blogs written by individuals with Bipolarhttp://www.time-to-change.org.uk/category/blog/bipolar

UK Student Mental Health Charityhttp://www.studentminds.org.uk/bipolar-disorder.html

Apps:

Our top App: ESC Student (Free) – Specifically tailored for young adults, this app provides information on both physical and mental health, offering self-help guidance and advice on when professional support is needed.

Optimism (Free) – Optimism is a mood charting app that helps you develop strategies for managing depression, bipolar or other mental health conditions.

Mood Notes (2.99) – Moodnotes empowers you to track your mood over time, avoid common thinking traps, and develop perspectives associated with increased happiness and well-being.

Moodtrack Diary (Free) – Perfect for tracking health, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and monitoring symptoms.

FitnessBuilder (Free) – Exercise can ease the symptoms of depression, and the FitnessBuilder app can help you develop a regular exercise habit.