Depression and manic-depression, also known as bipolar disorder, can shatter the strongest foundation. It is an illness so consuming that it effects every aspect of one's life. Mental illness is not a flaw or a weakness within a person's character.
Believe that there is a light at the end of the tunnel even on your darkest days. There is infinite hope for recovery.
Throughout these pages, you'll find valuable resources. Educate yourself about your disease. Educate your family and friends.