Sleeping troubles and depression.

Patient

Q: I am 19 years old and i have trouble falling asleep, but once I get to sleep I can't seem to wake up without sleeping for 10 to 12 hours. I also suffer from depression and bipolar disorder. I would like to know how I can get on a normal sleeping schedule where I don't sleep all day and stay up all night. Could it be caused by my depression? I need some advice please!!

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