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Digital Shareables on Bipolar Disorder

Use these resources to raise awareness about bipolar disorder.

Shareable Resources on Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Bipolar disorder is typically diagnosed during late adolescence (teen years) or early adulthood. Although the symptoms may vary over time, bipolar disorder usually requires lifelong treatment. For more information on bipolar disorder, visit the health topic page or view the available brochures.

Help raise awareness about bipolar disorder by sharing information and materials based on the latest research.

Share These Graphics and Social Media Messages

Download and share these messages to help spread the word about bipolar disorder. You can copy and paste the text into a tweet, email, or post. To share the image, right-click on it and select "save image as" to save the file to your computer. We encourage you to use the hashtag #ShareNIMH in your social media posts to connect with people and organizations with similar goals. For more ideas on how to use these resources, visit our help page.

My Mental Health Infographic

My Mental Health: Do I Need Help?

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Do you need help with your mental health? If you don't know where to start, this infographic may help guide you. https://go.usa.gov/xGfxz #shareNIMH

Young person talking with a health care provider. Points to www.nimh.nih.gov/shareNIMH.

Let's Talk About Bipolar Disorder

Help raise awareness about bipolar disorder by sharing informational materials based on the latest research. Share science. Share hope. https://go.usa.gov/xG5E4 #shareNIMH

Illustration of two-head silhouette, with the message, “Proper diagnosis and treatment can help people with bipolar disorder lead healthy and productive lives.”

Proper Diagnosis and Treatment Can Help

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People with bipolar disorder experience periods of unusually intense emotion, changes in sleep patterns and activity levels, and unusual behaviors. Learn about the four basic types of bipolar disorder: https://go.usa.gov/xf8fp #shareNIMH

Illustration of a young person on a swing with message “All young people have highs and lows, but extreme swings in mood and energy may be a sign of bipolar disorder. Points to nimh.nih.gov/bipolardisorder.

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens

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Bipolar disorder symptoms can make it hard for young people to perform well in school or to get along with friends and family members. Some children and teens with bipolar disorder may try to hurt themselves or attempt suicide. Know the signs and symptoms: https://go.usa.gov/xyxvw #shareNIMH

Presents common signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder in teens and young adults. Points to www.nimh.nih.gov/bipolardisorder.

Bipolar Disorder in Teens and Young Adults: Know the Signs

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Bipolar disorder is not the same as the typical ups and downs every kid goes through. The mood swings are more extreme and accompanied by changes in sleep, energy level, and the ability to think clearly. Know the signs and symptoms: https://go.usa.gov/xdezM #shareNIMH

Help for Mental Illnesses

Help for Mental Illnesses

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If you or someone you know has a mental illness, is struggling emotionally, or has concerns about their mental health, use these resources to find help for yourself, a friend, or a family member: https://go.usa.gov/xyxfD. #shareNIMH

Use Videos to Educate Others

Click “Copy link” to copy the video URL and post these videos on social media, or embed them on your website.

Learn More About Bipolar Disorder

Last Reviewed: September 2022