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# Bipolar

This year
2024
'I'm going through a lot of scary stuff': 11-year-old boy with psychosis and his parents plead for help
The young boy has struggled to access certain services despite the efforts of his parents and healthcare workers.
Children and adolescents with complex needs often struggle to get access to services due to confusion over which health team is best placed to intervene
During a recent episode, a young boy in Dublin attempted to take his own life
The boy's parents believe if their son had received early intervention years ago, his condition would not have deteriorated to this point
All time
'Depression in pregnancy is common - it's a condition, not a weakness'
What is it like to live with bipolar disorder?
Stephen McWilliams
15-year-old speaks about bipolar Dad's suicide: "I don't want other kids to feel alone"
Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?
Opinion: My husband refused to believe he had bipolar disorder, and denial destroyed him
Kathleen Maloney
Opinion: We chat, we laugh, and sometimes I cry. Talking is good.
Ciaran Behan
Column: Without love and support, I would be dead or broke or in the gutter
Ciaran Behan
Delays of up to 10 years in diagnosing bipolar disorder
Stephen Fry frankly discusses his bipolar disorder