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International Bipolar Foundation

Join Our 10th Anniversary Fundraising Celebration in San Diego, CA, USA!

Register here!


The 2017 High School Essay Contest is now open!

Now accepting submissions for our 2017 High School Essay Contest! This year we are asking that applicants write about a notable figure with Bipolar Disorder. Cash awards to top three finalists, contest details here!

International Bipolar Foundation Video Named One Of Healthline's Best Bipolar Videos of 2017!

Our video has been selected as one of Healthline's the Best Bipolar Videos of 2017! The video winners were chosen because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and high-quality information. 

My first experiences with mental health conditions are the reasons that I co-founded The Youth Mental Health Project. I believe that by changing the way we talk about and how we act with regard to our children’s mental health, we can create better outcomes for ourselves, our children, and future generations. That is why the International Bipolar Foundation’s #SayitForward campaign is key to change. #SayItForward is dedicated to educating and inspiring people to learn the facts and talk about...

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