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World Bipolar Day

 

What is World Bipolar Day?

The vision of World Bipolar Day (WBD) is to bring world awareness to bipolar conditions  and to eliminate social stigma. Through international collaboration, the goal of WBD is to bring the world population information about bipolar conditions that will educate and improve sensitivity towards the condition. 

WBD will be celebrated each year on March 30th, the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh, who was posthumously diagnosed as probably having a bipolar condition. 

WBD is an initiative of International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) in collaboration with the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD) and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) 

2 opportunities to participate now!

1. Help us promote a successful campaign by copy/pasting sharing these graphics on your social media leading up to March 30th. Images for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram use:

 

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2. Submit your photo or video by completing the form below and uploading your picture or video file at the bottom of the page by March 27th

Photo and video submissions should contain the message: "#MyBipol arFuelsMyPassion4 ____ " and fill in the blank. If you care about someone with a bipolar condition, see example message below. This can be done by overlaying the text on your photo in an app or by holding a poster with your message in your photo or video. See video instructions and examples below for inspiration! 

I live with a bipolar condition:

I care about someone with a biopolar condition:

"I care about someone who lives with #bipolar and they say #MyBipolarFuelsMyPassion4 ____ #WorldBipolarDay"

***Submit your photo or video by completing the form below and uploading your picture or video file at the bottom of the page by March 27th.***

FREE APPS to asist you in creating your submission: Adobe SparkPicsArt, or PicMonkey Photo Editor 

How to Participate on March 30th, World Bipolar Day:

Help us get these hashtags trending! Post your photo or video with our hashtags #WorldBipolarDay and #MyBipolarFuelsMyPassion4  - include @intlbipolar on Twitter and Instagram and your post will be retweeted! Include @InternationalBipolarFoundation on Facebook and we will share your post! See sample messages below. 

Messages to share:

#MyBipolarFuelsMypassion4 being me, I am ____(i.e.; creative. compassionate. Thoughtful.  Strong. Resilient. A successful entrepeneur. Capable.) #WorldBipolarDay 

I am extraordinarily creative, like Vincent Van Gogh. #MyBipolarFuelsMyPassion4 painting #WorldBipolarDay 

I create beautiful music #MyBipolarFuelsMyPassion4 singing. #WorldBipolarDay  

I care about someone who lives with #bipolar and they say #MyBipolarFuelsMyPassion4 ____ #WorldBipolarDay 

60 million people worldwide live with #bipolar. A magnitude of passion! #MyBipolarFuelsMyPassion4 ____#WorldBipolarDay

Having #bipolar gives me strength to follow my passions. #MyBipolarFuelsMyPassion4 ____ #WorldBipolarDay 

Complete 2 simple steps below by March 27th to submit your photo or video!

1.  Sign the Media Release Form here to confirm permission for IBPF to post your picture or video.

2. Please complete:

Having difficulty uploading below? Email mleigh@ibpf.org with "World Bipolar Day" in the subject line.