Johnny Manziel says he’s been battling bipolar disorder and depression for years and was using alcohol as a way to “self-medicate” but has cleaned up his act and claims he sought professional help to work through it.
“I am taking medication for bipolar, and I am working to try to make sure I don’t fall back into any type of depression,” Johnny told “Good Morning America” … “because I know where that leads me and I know how slippery a slope that is for me.”
In an interview with @GMA, Johnny Manziel said he has been diagnosed as bipolar and is taking medication for it.
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“I am watching all the other guys doing what I want to be doing, and I am sitting on a couch being a loser.”
“The goal of this comeback is to get back to the NFL, ultimately.”