Mariah Carey Treated For Bipolar Disorder After Years Of 'Denial'

Carla Harmon
April 17, 2018

"It was too heavy a burden to carry and I simply couldn't do that anymore".

Mariah suffers from bipolar II disorder, which is characterised by bouts of depression and hypomania, and she now takes medication and has regular therapy sessions to manage her mental health.

Carey signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation in November 2017 - it was around this time that she was said to have let go of Stopler. Just last week, Mariah revealed she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001, but Stella's claiming that's just a small part of her problems with the singer.


She came on board as Mariah's manager in 2013 despite little previous experience, and it was thought it was Stopler who was behind Mariah's World, a reality show which focused on Mariah and her life but which was a ratings bomb. Despite being one of the most revered singers on the planet, it looks like her former manager and friend is seeking for reparations after years of dealing with Mariah Carey. I sought and received treatment'. It is characterized by depressive and hypomanic episodes lasting from days to months.

According to the NHS, bipolar disorder is characterised by extreme mood swings, and includes periods of extreme highs and lows.

"He's proud of her for coming forward and using her platform for good", a source close to Cannon has told ET. "It can be incredibly isolating".


Miss "Songbird Supreme" is now working on a new album with Roc Nation, which will be the first since her 2014 album, Me.

"I'm hopeful we can get to a place where the stigma is lifted from people going through anything alone", Carey said. I was irritable and in constant fear of letting people down.


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