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I assume you are medical POA for your parent. That gives you the right to talk with any of your parent's doctors and ask them questions about what to do.

Other than that google for some books about having a family member or relating with a family member who has bipolar disorder
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Is your parent staying on their meds? How often do they see their psychiatrist and I assume they see a therapist?
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Did you contact NAMI? Post a private message on my wall including your state and city and I will look up your state nami and nearby affiliate.
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it is very challenging, I am having a hard time finding supports and dealing with the behaviors. Mental Health will not provide any help.
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jewels372,

Contact your mental health association or NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) for your county to help you find a support group for family members of those with a mental illness. To find a nearby NAMI affiliate, call the NAMI Helpline 1-800-950-NAMI, Monday-Friday from 10 am-6 pm. You can Google for the mental health association in your county. 

NAMI's main focus is providing support for family members of someone with a mental illness plus advocating for those with a mental illness. 

Another good resource would be to meet with a therapist to give you some ideas on how to handle this. 
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Thank you! Got it in context now :)
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A person with type I bipolar disorder experiences mania more than depression. That can be either hyper-mania which is an extremely elevated state or a hypo-mania which is a moderately elevated state. Sometimes, hyper-mania can become psychotic which means they have totally lost contact with reality.  This does not have anything to do with diabetes. 
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With the hyper and hypo bit, is that related to his bipolar or is your father diabetic as well?
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Dear Jewels,

I'm so sorry to hear about your elderly parent's diagnosis. I can imagine its difficult to cope and overwhelming at times. Please don't forget to take care of yourself as well. I'm hoping a counselor or support group, will be able to connect you with more resource that can help with your elderly parent.
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