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International Bipolar Foundation


IBPF is pleased to announce the 2018 Young Investigator Research and Travel Grant recipient, totaling $10,000 USD  

Congratulations, Dr Georgina Hosang, PhD, PG CERT, CPsychol, FHEA

Dr Georgina Hosang is a Senior Lecturer in Mental Illness and Chronic Diseases, at the Centre for Psychiatry, appointed in 2017. She completed her PhD in Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London and was then awarded the prestigious ESRC/MRC Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship. 

Read more about her work here.

Every year in January I have a ritual, I re-watch the TV series Xena: Warrior Princess, all six seasons of it.  Xena was a TV show that aired between 1995 – 2001 about a warrior woman of ancient Greece who used to be a warlord but turned to the side of good though was constantly fighting her demons. I would have been 10 years old when it first came out and even then it resonated with me. As the years went by I saw more and more of myself in the character of Xena, constantly trying do the...

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