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International Bipolar Foundation


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Sometimes life doesn't turn out as you plan. I learned this the hard way.I was living a secure, comfortable life. Married and about to graduate with my doctoral degree, most of my thoughts were focused on the family we would start together. The baby we would have once I graduated. Then, life happened. And with it, sleep deprivation. And mania. An eventual bipolar diagnosis. The diagnosis was a relief. But in many ways, it was only the beginning: it took time to heal and get...

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