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Johnny Manziel reveals he has bipolar disorder, has stopped drinking

Johnny Manziel said he was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder and has made his mental health a priority as he continues to work toward a return to football. In an interview with ABC News that aired Monday morning, the former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner said he was previously "self-medicating with alcohol" to escape a lingering depression. He said he has since stopped drinking and is taking medication for bipolar disorder. "I'm working to try and make sure that I don’t fall back into any type of depression, because I know where that leads me and I know how slippery a slope that is for me," Manziel told ABC News' Good Morning America. "At the end of the day, I can’t help that my wires are a little bit differently cr ...