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I Have Bipolar Teenagers

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    Mom Of A Bipolar Teen

     i have a bipolar son who is 15 and suspended from school we have many problems daily he is ustable on current meds and would love to here about other parents bipolar stories
    hopeful53 hopeful53 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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