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International Bipolar Foundation

International Bipolar Foundation Blog Named Best Bipolar Disorder Blog of 2017!

 

Our blog has made Healthline's list of the Best Bipolar Disorder Blogs of 2017! Their editors carefully selected the most up-to-date, informative, and inspiring blogs that aim to uplift their readers through education and personal stories. Thank you to our wonderfully talented bloggers for consistently contributing valuable content to educate and inspire our community!

Q: Besides attending couples’ counseling and individual therapy, are there any other specific strategies you use to keep your relationship balanced?Beka: To keep balanced, I make sure I take time for me (and we take time for US as a couple – i.e., date nights!).  I get massages regularly, eat well, exercise (this is huge for me), and make sure I participate in hobbies that make me happy (art, classes, writing, etc).  I try to make time each day to just play with my son and hang out...

Girl Scouts Mental Health Awareness Patch

Our Mental Health Awareness Patch teaches scouts about the brain and it's influence on thoughts, feelings, and behavior. The patch is available for free to Girl Scouts, Girl Guides, and other similar scouting organizations. Learn more and download the activity packet here