Bipolar Depression Treatment & Medication

Different Ways to Help Manage Bipolar Depression Symptoms

Once your doctor has decided bipolar depression is the correct diagnosis, there are ways to manage symptoms. Bipolar depression is a lifelong illness and there is no cure.

An effective bipolar depression treatment plan usually combines different approaches, including:

  • Medication
  • Talk therapy or counseling
  • Education
  • Self-care strategies
  • Support from family, friends, advocacy groups, and others with bipolar disorder

See Nicole’s Story

From first symptoms to diagnosis to treatment—take a look at one patient’s journey.

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