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International Bipolar Foundation

Thank You to Our 10th Anniversary Fundraiser Sponsors!

Susan Berger

Scott Suckow

Tanya and Mike Griffiths

Lynn and Fred Muto

Doug Colbeth

Pilar Cardenas

Rady Children's Hospital

Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital

Seabreaze Management

C.A. Dunn Family Foundation

The Quell Foundation, inc.

Andrew Viterbi

AT Foundation 

Intracellular Therapies

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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!

In my experience, I have found there to be a direct correlation between food and bipolar disorder.When manic or hypomanic, I have observed that not eating is easy. The more that I don’t eat, the more weight that I lose and not eating makes me even more wound up. At that point, I don’t care how fast my brain is spinning. Once I went into the hospital during mania and the doctor told me that I could eat whatever I wanted, because I was burning calories being busy. He said that I could eat up to...

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