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Hiding in Plain Sight: Bipolar

Now Streaming on PBS

Amethyst Describes What it’s Like to Be Bipolar

“I tended to be really hyper and energetic. It often ends up making me lose any sense of impulse control… and then everything would just kind of crash.” Amethyst describes what it’s like to be bipolar. Learn more about Amethyst’s mental health story at is a mental health resource, not a crisis or suicide response website. If you are in crisis, or experiencing thoughts of suicide, please text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741), or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.