Mental Health Expert Talks About Bipolar Disorder

02/26/18 – 6:29 P.M.

WFIN had a mental health expert on to talk about mental illness and treatment options. The Harvard Bipolar Clinic’s Dr. Gary Sachs explained that bipolar disorder can be detrimental to your life.

Gary Sachs

Sachs added that suicide is around 10% higher in people with bipolar disorder. He said there are over a dozen medications available to treat the disorder though.

Gary Sachs

Sachs said that if you don’t like a medication you’re on, then you can talk with your doctor and find one that suits you.