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bipolarchic75 posted:
I am a bipolar II I am currently not medicated as I can no longer afford my medication or doctor visits because of the high copays and high deductible of my insurance. My bipolar is out of control, I need help but have no where to turn to get it. Are there any natural remedies that are safe that may help until I can afford to see a doctor/therapist again? I am desperate and am willling to try anything that I can afford.
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ddnos responded:
Hi,

YOu can contact www.pparx.org for free medications. I don't know your situation or how much money you make, but you could contact your local Medicaid office to see if either 1) they could help you with your doctor co-pays or 2) they could direct you to programs for those who can't afford.

If you don't know where your local Medicaid office is, here's a link that can help you find it - http://www.northeastcenter.com/links_medicaid_offices_by_state.htm

Best wishes to you

Debbie
Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past could have been any different --Unknown
 
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ibex7 responded:
County Medical Assistance Clinics offer (ususally) free care to get you started and counseling about services that are available to folks like you in their areas. Call any ER near you for professional information about help in your region. Best Wishes - Goat
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jselleck replied to ibex7's response:
Try Fish Oil. It's supposed to help with mood and memory issues. Or at least that's what I've been told. Good luck.

JSelleck
 
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skypper responded:
Other than those listed above, my pdocs of past have recommended fish oil and B-complex supplements.
Try getting yourself onto a regular schedule with sleeping, eating and being active, exercise helps me a lot mood wise as an outlet for negative feelings and stress and also makes me more tired and likely to sleep at night.
Avoid alcohol and too much sugar and caffeine and drink lots of water.
All natural things that anyone can try to help improve moods, it won't happen overnight, like anything it takes time, but I bet if you try you will notice a difference.
I hope you can find some of the free and low cost alternatives to help you get back with your tdoc and pdoc.
~Sky~
I had to fight like hell and fighting like hell has made me what I am.


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