bipolar disorder at 32. I had been living with it for close to 15 years. I had a very happy childhood but when I got into sixth form I became withdrawn, angry and moody. “My behaviour became more erratic, with wild mood swings.
I spent an entire student loan in 3 hours.”I asked for help from teachers and doctors etc but was told, you’re a teenager, you’re growing up, your parents are going through a divorce, it will all be fine.
At university I managed to fail my first year three times. Again I asked for help and again I was told I was going through a difficult period, away from home for the first time, it will all be fine.My behaviour became more erratic with wild mood swings.Read more on mind.org.uk