World Bipolar Day 2023: World Bipolar Day 2023: History, Theme and Significance

World Bipolar Day is observed every year on March 30 to raise awareness and eliminate the stigma associated with bipolar disorder. It is a day to promote education and understanding of bipolar disorder and encourage those who suffer from it to seek help and lead a normal life. It is a life-long mental health condition that mainly affects your mood. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a mental health condition characterised by periods of extreme mood swings, including episodes of mania or hypomania and depression.
World Bipolar Day was first observed in 2014, due to the continuous efforts of three international organizations namely, the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD), the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF), and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD). The day was established to promote awareness and understanding of the bipolar disorder, which affects millions of people around the world.
World Bipolar Day is observed on March 30, as it coincides with the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh, a renowned artist who suffered from bipolar disorder. On this day, various events and activities take place around the world to raise awareness about bipolar disorder.
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. The day provides an opportunity to educate the world about this health condition and show support to the millions suffering from this condition.
It is aimed at eliminating the stigma associated with bipolar disorder and promoting the livelihood of people living with this condition. The day also provides a platform for advocacy and activism, encouraging people to speak out about their experiences and advocate for better mental health services and policies.
The theme for World Bipolar Day varies each year, with a focus on different aspects of the disorder. This year, the theme for Bipolar Day 2023 is, “BipolarTogether.”
Bipolar disorder is a treatable condition. Most people with this condition can lead a normal life after successful treatment. Generally, the treatment includes a combination of medication and psychotherapy.