Being proactive about your health may help you manage bipolar disorder symptoms. Following your recommended treatment and working closely with your doctor is also important. Keeping good records can also be important. Tools like these may help.
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Try these tools and resources designed to help with the everyday challenges of living with bipolar disorder.
- Questions to Ask Your Doctor (PDF)—a printable list to make sure you don’t forget any questions you want to ask
- Mood and Goal Tracking Diary (PDF)—an easy way to help keep track of your moods, personal goals, and treatment plan from day to day
- Medication List and Information Chart (PDF)—a simple form designed to help you and your health care professional keep track of the medications you have been prescribed, when and how you should take them, and any special instructions
- Health Care Team Appointments (PDF)—use this sheet to record the dates of your appointments with your health care team
- Prescription Refill and Medical Testing Log (PDF)—keep track of your medication refills and any laboratory tests that may be required by your health care professional
- For additional help, see a list of advocacy groups and other mental health resources