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Naomi Woods, seen May 23 at West Acres Mall in Fargo has a 2-year-old service dog named Fargo that helps her regulate her bipolar disorder. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Rescue dog helps Fargo woman manage challenges of bipolar disorder

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FARGO - Naomi Woods describes her psychotic break as sliding into an abyss with no way out.

The experience terrified her husband, best friend and son, but she doesn’t remember it.


“All I knew was I couldn’t control anything. I mean, I could barely control my breathing, and I wasn’t real conscious of anything,” she says.

The 50-year-old Fargo woman later learned the episode was part of her bipolar II disorder.

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