Doctor addresses stigma surrounding bipolar disorder

Published: Mar. 20, 2023 at 11:14 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - March 30th marks World Bipolar Day, created with a vision to bring world awareness to bipolar disorders, educate the public on this disorder and eliminate social stigma.

Dr. Gustavo Alva, a psychiatrist Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, joined Action News 5′s Andrew Douglas at the digital desks to talk about the signs and symptom of bipolar 1 disorder.

Dr. Alva also talked the stigmas associated with bipolar disorder, along with treatment options, including long acting injectables, that a healthcare provider may prescribe.

Watch the full interview in the video player above.

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