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I am newly diagnosed
You should know that you are not alone. 60 million people worldwide have bipolar disorder, and 1 in 4 people experience some type of mental illness.
I have been living with bipolar disorder
International Bipolar Foundation is here to help learn more about living with bipolar disorder. We believe that education is key to managing symptoms and here you can find information to help you on your journey to recovery.
I am a caregiver/family/friend
If you care for a loved one who has bipolar disorder, you are what we call a “caregiver.” An important thing you should remember as a caregiver is not to forget to take care of yourself.
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August 23th, 2022, at 10 AM PST | Sign Up Now! Want to learn more about The role of sleep as it pertains to Bipolar Disorder? Join us for this live webinar presented by Lampros Bisdoun, a Ph.D. student in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences and the...
September 24, 2022 | 6PM - 9PM Learn more here!
Sunday, January 15, 2023 | Carlsbad, CA In 2022, we had an awesome day by Pacific Ocean cheering on Carlsbad Marathon Runners! Make sure to join us next year at the Carlsbad Marathon and spend a beautiful day by the sea in support of mental health awareness!...
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By: Trevor Simonson If you are anything like me, you struggle for consistency. My life runs in peaks and valleys. So many valleys. A never-ending game flirting with progress, but always feeling like I am back at square one. Square one. It isn’t real. We are always...
Part I of IV
This 4-part series of blogs tells the story of a general’s service and success, followed by mental health disaster and recovery, then new life. The purpose is to raise understanding, build hope, and help abolish the stigma.
By: Chris Chambers Lately, I’ve been writing solely about my Bipolar Disorder. In reality, Bipolar is only part of the picture for me. My nervous system is very challenged. In addition to Bipolar Disorder I am living with cPTSD, in recovery from eating disorder, and...
By: Cassandra Stout It seems everyone and their mother is traveling these days. And that includes those of us with mental illnesses. For those of us living with mental health conditions, especially bipolar disorder, breaking from our usual routine can have disastrous...
By: Christina Broderick My childhood was what I considered entirely normal. As a kid I had a great family, nice friends, performed well at school and participated in extra-curricular activities, becoming highly involved in sports during my teenage years. College began...