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Educational Implications Facing Children With Bipolar Disorder: A San Diego Lecture

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!

  A year ago, I wrote about Zen, Mindfulness and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).DBT is an update on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy—both written by Marsha M Linehan, Ph D. Originally, DBT was strictly for the treatment of borderline personality disorder, a condition for which there is no medicine. Today it’s applied much more broadly to include conditions like substance abuse, anxiety, chronic pain, etc. Dr. Linehan’s textbook is available online. It’s called “DBT Skills...

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