What’s it like to speak to a doctor and realise they’re as clueless about what’s wrong as you are? It’s a feeling that Charly Cox knows only too well.
Despite affecting 1-3% of the population, it takes on average 10 years to receive an accurate diagnosis for bipolar. This World Bipolar Day, we share the thoughts of three people living with bipolar, from the difficulties they’ve encountered to their hopes for the future.
Harry's struggled with his own mental health after his father died, now he's creating a short film to raise awareness.
Katerini makes the case for personalising mental health treatments and creating better medications.
Stephanie describes the personal impact that her mental health has had on her life.
How can we get people the right treatment for them as an individual? Mark Brown takes a look.
Hear about the power of mental health research on our new podcast, MQ Open Mind.
Annie sees the power that research could have to improve - and save - lives.