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International Bipolar Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Month Blog/Vlog Contest

We are inviting you to share your stories! Learn more here.

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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!

#TheUnseen is when mental and/or emotional fatigue leads to withdrawing, and depressed thought loops. It is when "I'm tired or "I don't feel good" mean so much more. It is when you can't even handle being around the people you love. It is when you wish you could confide in someone, but you can't let anyone see that part of you. It is when people think you're okay because you can laugh and smile. It is when you know the good feeling behind that laugh or smile won't last, no matter how hard you...

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