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March 30th marks World Bipolar Day, also the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh, who was posthumously diagnosed as having bipolar disorder. This day was created with a vision to bring world awareness to bipolar disorders, educate the public on this disorder and eliminate social stigma.

While we’ve come a long way in prioritizing mental health and recognizing the importance of speaking with a healthcare provider, there’s still work to be done. Ahead of World Bipolar Day, Dr. Gustavo Alva, a psychiatrist Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, is joining us this morning with more.