bipolar disorder

mental health

Beef Jerky and Other Processed Meats Might Be Linked to Manic Episodes

People hospitalized for mania were three times more likely to have recently eaten meats like beef jerky, salami, hot dogs, or bacon.
Shayla Love
mental health

My Brain Keeps Turning Thoughts into Memories

It makes keeping track of time almost impossible.
Patrick Marlborough

Dark Illustrations Show an Artist's Battle with Mental Illness

Derek Hess made his name making poster art for Pearl Jam and Gwar. Now he's breaking down the stigma around bipolar disorder through his art.
Ashley Naftule
mental health

Mariah Carey Opens Up About Being Bipolar, Helping to Fight a Dangerous Stigma

"It sends a great message that says, ‘Wow, not only can I persevere and be resilient, but also it’s OK for me to talk about it. I don’t have to hide anymore.'"
Kimberly Lawson
Noisey News

Mariah Carey Speaks On Her Experience with Bipolar Disorder

In a new interview with 'People,' Mariah opens up about the condition, which she was first diagnosed with in 2001.
Lauren O'Neill
On Edge

This Is What ‘Self-Care’ Looks Like When You Have a Mental Illness

Singer Shamir Bailey, who has bipolar disorder, breaks down the difference between indulgence and self-preservation.
Shamir Bailey
mental health

'Lady Dynamite' Takes the Crazy out of Mental Illness

It approaches bipolar disorder as multi-faceted and manageable, rather than something to live in fear of.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
mental health

I Lost My Mind at Age 16

An excerpt from author Jaime Lowe's new book 'MENTAL: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind.'
Jaime Lowe

Haunting Photos Capture a Lifelong Struggle with Mental Illness

Norwegian photographer Maren Klemp's 'Between Intervals' series exposes the darkness and isolation of living, creating, and loving with Bipolar Disorder.
Sami Emory

Why So Many People Feel Like Their Mental Illness Isn't Real

A recent study found that 66 percent of adolescents with ADHD "substantially underreported" symptoms. Doctors say this is a huge, persistent problem.
Maria Yagoda

When Facebook and Instagram Think You're Depressed

Ads for wellness apps and bipolar treatments start to appear in your feed.
Kari Paul
Picking Your Brain

Bipolar Disorder Ravages the Brain's Self-Control Regions

Researchers have mapped the disorder for the first time.
Jesse Hicks