I'm sorry to hear financial concerns have affected your ability to obtain the medications you need for your bipolar condition. I'd urge you to speak to your local Medicaid office to see if you can qualify for health care assistance.
That said, I admire the fact you're being "aware and cautious." It's great you haven't experienced any major symptoms after three weeks of going off the meds, but as you know with bipolar, a serious mood swing can occur at any time. To prepare for this possibility, I suggest you write down the telephone number of a crisis hotline so you can get help if you need it. Also write down the office number of the doctor who was treating you before you went off the meds. Even though you don't have insurance now, if you find yourself in crisis, it would be a good idea to inform your doctor.
Of course, if you experience any thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself, please call 911 immediately.
I wish you all the best.
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