BP Brother is in Denial
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Q:  BP Brother is in Denial


I have a brother that has been diagonosed with Bipolar. But my brother is in denial with the whole thing. My mom and I are just sitting here trying to figure out what family member has this disorder and we cannot recall of any. My brother is also a drug addict plus an alcholic. We donot keep in touch with him very much because of his illness he has not been very nice to either one of us. His marriage has fallen completely with a 2 year old child in the wind. Well we just need a little bit of input of how to handle it all. My mom is having the most diffuculty with it all. Thank you

Dear Jane -- 
You could try the
essay written by the founder of this website, and where you read "SO", substitute "brother"; then try the BPSO website too. 
Dr. Phelps



Published December, 2001
 

 

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