Sites listed here will focus on the disorder in children and teens, and how it affects them. It is also for sites for parents.
NB this category is not for sites about practitioners, support group, or associations, which have separate subcategories.
Bipolar disorder (manic depression) is a brain disorder, a chemical deficiency in the brain. This disorder causes shifts in a person's mood state, energy level and performance ability. Suicide is a dangerous component of the bipolar puzzle.
This illness is long-term but treatable. A combination of drugs and psychotherapy is widely prescribed and will return most patients to a productive life.