Bipolar disorder is a serious condition, but it can be managed and treated with the right help and resources. Bipolar disorder consists of a range of moods, from severe mania, to hypomania (mild or moderate mania), to normal/balanced mood, to mild or moderate depression, to severe depression. Individuals with bipolar disorder can experience any of these moods for days, weeks, or months at a time; each individual with bipolar disorder has different experiences and needs. Seeking treatment is the first step to recovery, and there are many outlets for help within the Montgomery County community. read more
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) provides education, wellness options, peer support, and treatment to those dealing with depression or bipolar disorder. DBSA has multiple locations within Montgomery County, and online support groups are available through the DBSA website.
Lead4Life Inc. Mentoring Program provides support to youth with mental and behavioral health issues through clinical, social, and parent mentoring programs.