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Bipolar/add

Anyone here being treated for bipolar disorder and add? If so, how did you find a Dr  that was experienced treating both disorders simultaneously? Any advice would be appreciated.
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The system goes:  first you see a psychologist (they cannot give meds) then you see a psyciatrist (they give meds) then they set up therapy.  You must have insurance coverage (at least to the one I take my child to) but there may be Medicaid coverage so check into that.
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Most psychiatrist have experience treating both since they are both considered "mental disorders".  
Have you been diagnosed with both?  Do you have bipolar 1 or 2?
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