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Carlsbad Marathon 2024

Carlsbad Marathon 2024

Our dedicated volunteers brought enthusiasm to the event, cheering on runners and engaging in meaningful conversations to raise awareness about mental health. This dual approach not only added vibrancy to the marathon but also contributed to breaking down stigmas...

Starry Night 2023

Starry Night 2023

Thank you to all who supported Starry Night 2023, A Star’s Secret Revealed! It was an amazing night of meaningful connection and celebration. We give special gratitude to our featured speaker and 2023 Imagine Award winner, Terri Cheney, for captivating and inspiring...

Starry Night 2022

Starry Night 2022

We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to all the remarkable individuals who joined us for our fundraising event, Starry Night, held at Altitude Sky Lounge in San Diego. Your presence and enthusiastic participation made the evening truly memorable and...

Carlsbad Marathon 2022

Carlsbad Marathon 2022

After a year of hiatus, we had an awesome day by the sea cheering on runners at the Carlsbad Marathon! Thank you to all our volunteers that came out to support us! This was an important opportunity to break down stigmas surrounding not only bipolar disorder, but all...

Support Someone In The Crowd…

Support Someone In The Crowd…

Author: Serena Goldsmith, LCSW As someone who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder thirty years ago, I used to be someone in the crowd who did not know that there was hope for recovery. I wish that there had been an organization like International Bipolar Foundation...

Starry Night Fundraiser 2019

Starry Night Fundraiser 2019

Thank you to all that supported Starry Night 2019! To those who were near and those who connected from afar, we are sincerely thankful. Our work is possible because of you! Congratulations again to Zach McDermott, author of Gorilla and the Bird, as the recipient of...

Lift the Mask: Portraits of Life with Mental Illness Screening

Lift the Mask: Portraits of Life with Mental Illness Screening

IBPF has partnered with The Quell Foundation to host screenings of their documentary Lift the Mask: Portraits of Life with Mental Illness. Watch the trailer here. To learn more about hosting a screening at your college or place of work, please email mburgess@ibpf.org ...

Annual ISPD Conference, Sydney 2019

Annual ISPD Conference, Sydney 2019

IBPF led a three-day educational track,"Bipolar Insights; Professionals, Consumers and Caregivers", at the International Society of Bipolar Disorders 2019 Conference. Members from our staff, Board of Directors, Scientific Board of Advisors, and invited local speakers...

Women’s Mental Health Panel 2018

Women’s Mental Health Panel 2018

Meet The Speakers Claire Griffiths Claire Griffiths is a mental health activist and actor. Claire was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when she was 13 and began using her voice to speak out on tough topics. Claire is currently an ambassador for the International...

Starry Night New York 2018

Starry Night New York 2018

Many thanks to Paul Dalio and David Leite for inspiring, and providing hope to those who live with bipolar disorder, care for someone, or are devoted to mental wellness  for all. You have shown our community that success with bipolar disorder is achievable with a well...

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