Bipolar Wellness Book Structure

INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONNAIRE: What are the Chances you have Bipolar Disorder?

CHAPTER 1: MY STORY: From Bipolar Illness to Bipolar Wellness
CHAPTER 2: WHAT BIPOLAR ILLNESS LOOKS LIKE: And How to Turn It into Bipolar Wellness
CHAPTER 3: TOLERATE YOUR MEDICATIONS: And Get on with Life
CHAPTER 4: THE NUTRITIONAL BREAKTHROUGH ON THE HORIZON: Instructions How You Can Try It Now!
CHAPTER 5: GROW THE MID-POLAR ZONE WITH AEROBIC EXERCISE: The Best Anti-Depressant
CHAPTER 6: EAT WELL, DRINK WELL: Recipes for Well Being
CHAPTER 7: BUILD YOUR SELF-ESTEEM: Give Up the Labels
CHAPTER 8: GIVING UP ON MANIA AS THE IDEAL STATE: Getting Past the Fear of Depression As The Worst Experience In Life
CHAPTER 9: ‘THEY’ ARE NOT THE PROBLEM: Learning to Stop Blaming Others for Your Illness
CHAPTER 10: THERAPY: Accepting the Support You Need
CHAPTER 11: ADDICTIONS: The Danger of Self-Medication
CHAPTER 12: SUICIDE: The Preventable Option
CHAPTER 13: DISORGANIZATION: Adjust to this Constant Factor
CHAPTER 14: THE BEST SUPPORT IS FROM OTHER PEOPLE: Who Struggle with Similar Problems
CHAPTER 15: ACCOMMODATION AND HANDICAPPING: Learning to Give Yourself a Break
CHAPTER 16: THE ISSUE OF DISCLOSURE: Sharing Your Truth with Friends and Others…or Not
CHAPTER 17: PRESERVE YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS: Learning Communication Skills
CHAPTER 18: EXPANDING THE MID-POLAR ZONE: Through Creativity, Fun, And Spirituality
CHAPTER 19: ADVOCACY: Sometimes They Are the Problem
CHAPTER 20: VOLUNTEERING: Find Meaning by Helping Others


SUPPLEMENT I: BIPOLAR BASIC INFORMATION – THE FACTS AS WE KNOW THEM
SUPPLEMENT II: BIPOLAR DISORDER IN CHILDREN AND TEENS
SUPPLEMENT III: ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES
SUPPLEMENT IV: ACCOMMODATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE
SUPPLEMENT V: AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND MENTAL ILLNESS
SUPPLEMENT VI: NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE