Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness. You might hear it being called manic depression, but it is generally called bipolar disorder these days. People with Bipolar Disorder swing between feeling very manic or high and then feeling very depressed.
What is Bipolar?
Bipolar disorder includes phases of feeling very high or being manic, and phases where you feel very down or depressed.
Bipolar disorder help
The type of help you will be offered will depend on your age, how serious your problems are, and what other medications you are taking.