I think I am experiencing sleep paralysis while I am dreaming of overdosing (description). Is this a sign of bipolar disorder?

? Sleep Paralysis? Although sleep disorders can co-occur w bipolar disorder, sleep paralysis isn't a diagnostic criteria for bipolar. If you are concerned that you have sxs consistent w bipolar disorder - please seek diagnostic assessment w a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist. If the sleep experience isn't a 1time incident than talk with your doctor about a sleep medicine consult. A sleep study is diagnostic.