The Inside Story Bipolar 1
Crystal takes a road trip with her boyfriend and mom to spelunk in underground caverns while explaining how she succeeds at managing her bipolar 1 disorder and takes control of her depression and mania. (09:17)
Eddie Fields had a normal life until the voices began calling. Quickly he went from music and bike messaging to paranoia and a jail cell. He vowed not to let the voices control him and has found a way back to happiness. (5:07)
Photographer John William Keedy creates a powerful new work depicting his experiences with social anxiety disorder. (6:56)
Brandon Staglin went from brilliant engineering student to institutionalized. Over the next decade he fought his way back, to help found a leading brain research organization. (6:25)
Thor Harris, the percussionist for Swans, embarks on a powerful journey from despair to hope. (7:42)
Julie Hersh had it all: a beautiful family, a loving husband, financial freedom – and depression so severe she nearly threw it all away. (7:43)
Ramey Ko, 33. Law partner. Judge. Bipolar. And, running for Travis County Treasurer. Over the last day of a nail-biter election, Ramey shows us how nothing slows him down. (7:27)
As a teenager, Cindy Trevino lived a life of horror. Only now, 40 years later, can she and her children learn to trust again. (10:19)
Mary Lou Dupuis’ panic attacks have kept her nearly housebound, unable to go across town to see her aging mother. But now, she’s summoning the courage to conquer her fears and open a new chapter in her life. (7:04)
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