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    The First Annual International Bipolar Foundation West Coast Meeting.

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Luncheon with Joe Pantoliano

Join International Bipolar Foundation for a Luncheon with JOE PANTOLIANO Emmy Award-Winning Actor and Film Producer OCTOBER 9, 2014!

As one of today’s best-known character actors, Joe Pantoliano boasts over 100 film, television, and stage credits. Joey Pants—as he is affectionately known—has been revered and honored for his unique and entertaining portrayals...read more here.

ESTANCIA LA JOLLA HOTEL & SPA- 9700 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA

Tickets: $100 & RSVP by September 26th to Ashley Jacobs at ajacobs@ibpf.org or 858-764-2496

It’s been over eight years since I was first diagnosed with mental illness. I have bipolar disorder type 1 and have been blogging about living with my condition for three years now. As a mental health advocate, people who are in the exact same place I was years ago sometimes email me asking for help. What would I recommend to help them get better? Every person’s situation is unique, every story is different. But there are many similarities and I can almost always see myself in their words...

Mental Health Awareness Patch

Did you know that we developed the first Mental Health Awareness Patch for the Girl Scouts of the United States of America? 

With the increase in youth bullying, suicide and drug use, Girl Scouts are actively fighting to create change. Through a program to educate and reduce the stigma of mental illness, Girl Scouts can earn the Mental Health Awareness Patch for playing a positive role in their communities. Learn more here...