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Bipolar Awareness on Coast Live

Posted at 2:04 PM, Mar 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-28 14:04:30-04

March 30th is World Bipolar Day. Approximately one in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness, and over three million experience bipolar I disorder. However, only 46.2% of U.S. adults with mental illness received treatment in 2020. Bipolar I disorder can be disruptive and hard to navigate, but it can also be managed with a proper diagnosis.

Dr. Andrew J. Cutler, a renowned psychiatrist and the Chief Medical Officer at Neuroscience Education Institute, and Karen Lidral, a musician living with bipolar I disorder, chat with Coast Live about changing the negative stigma surrounding bipolar disorder.

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