A Bipolar Expedition

Mansion and huge yard

A Bipolar Expedition tells the story of 49 year old Midlands businessman Paul Downes hired a castle in Jamaica and invited 12 attractive young Ukranian women to join him in the hopes that one would marry him. Paul suffers from bipolar disorder and has a manic episode during his two week holiday which causes his plans to turn bizarre and troubling. He quickly loses interest in the women and A Bipolar Expedition spends time exploring the origins of Paul's bipolar tendencies and the impact on his life.

Just like physical health, your mental health can fluctuate. It is ok to feel depressed, anxious, and generally not yourself. It is normal to have a range of sad and happy feelings throughout the course of a day. Here are some organisations that can provide you with expert advice and support for your mental health.

For some people, like Paul in A Bipolar Expedition , these feelings manifest from a mental health condition and can benefit from professional help. If you feel overwhelmed by the emotions and feelings you experience, please reach out. There is no need to be embarrassed or fearful about getting help for how you feel - just like you wouldn't deny medical care for a physical illness. You can also reach out to our team who can directly connect you to an organisation, and we will listen to you. 

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Great Britain also has various charities such as BipolarUK and Mind that support people with bipolar disorder and offer resources to the public to be better informed about the much misunderstood and devastating condition. As a result of watching shows like A Bipolar Expedition, our viewers do more in their local community, from volunteering for a charity to getting involved in a creative project or fundraising for a cause close to their heart. Our vision is a world where people and their communities thrive together.

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Film crew A Bipolar Expedition 

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Looking for other documentaries or wellbeing shows similar to A Bipolar Expedition? Discover three concepts that could lead to a healthier lifestyle with Easy Ways to Live Well or discover the metropolitan world of bees in Barry the Beekeeper which is part of Together TV's Diverse Film Fund. The 2021 Diverse Film Fund filmmakers have produced their own short doc on Black British Lives Today including a wide range of topics. Barry the Beekeeper is the first short doc from promising director Ikram Ahmed, and it is part of the Diverse Film Fund, which was funded and supported by Together TV. Barry takes inspiration from his bee’s and is still reminded that hope and togetherness can be found in all situations.

Or read some of our latest news! Here are 7 ways to kickstart your self care journey, information about the NHS's 'Help!' mental health campaign, or our Sunflower Challenge

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