Our expert says:
Well, Bipolar Disorder is considered a chronic condition for which particular provision is made within medical aid schemes. And if you are not on medical aid, you could go to a government / provincial clinic for assessment and prescriptions, and the costs would be much lower and related to your earnings. There are many meds used to treat bipolar disorder, and some, like Lithium, are effective in most people and cheaper than some of the latest meds.
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