Educational Videos

Andy Dunn Webinar

Interested in hearing how stigma has affected a CEO? Join us as we talk to Andy Dunn, co-founder of Bonobos about bipolar disorder and the...

The ENIGMA Bipolar Disorder Working Group: Lessons from the largest international studies of bipolar disorder and the brain

In this webinar, we will discuss the importance of global studies such as ENIGMA-BD, including how they work, recent findings, ongoing challenges, and future directions...

Development of a Combined Digital and Biomarker Test for Bipolar Disorder

In this webinar, Sabine Bahn, Professor of Neurotechnology at the University of Cambridge and Director of the Cambridge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Research, will be sharing...

Honoring Mothers and the Importance of Self-Care

Happy Mother's Day! Tamu Lewis joins us to honor mothers and discuss the importance of self-care & love. Tamu Lewis, MBA, is the Co-Founder and...

Resiliency Strategies for Recovery from Serious Mental Illness

Researchers Carissa Coudray, Piper Meyer-Kalos, and Anne Williams-Wengerd, from the University of Minnesota, share their findings on resiliency in individuals experiencing Bipolar Disorder, as well...

Connecting Together to Create Hope

Celebrate the power of connection to fuel hope in our lives! David Bartley joined us to recognize World Bipolar Day and sharing his fight the...

It’s Difficult! Listening to the Mothers of Adult Children with Mental Health Challenges

Judith Smith, author of “Difficult”,  shares real stories of the challenges facing mothers and caregivers of adult children living with bipolar disorder. Through real stories...

Personal Recovery in Bipolar Disorder

In this webinar, Dr. Barbara Mezes and Professor Jones will share their research into what personal recovery means to individuals with lived experience of bipolar...

Psych Service Dogs: A Natural Alternative to Heal Mind and Body

Presented by Crystal Callahan, in March 2013 In this webinar, Crystal Callahan discusses the natural form of healing to mind and body with a service...

Bipolar Disorder in Older Age

Join Annemiek Dols and Alexandra Beunders to learn more about older age bipolar disorder (OABD) with a focus on cognitive functioning! Annemiek Dols discusses bipolar...

Suicide Risk & Prevention in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: The Role of the Family

Sally Weinstein, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Associate Director, University of Illinois Center on Depression and Resilience (UICDR) at the University...

It’s The Most Bipolar Time of the Year: Winter Blues and Holiday Highs

Join Andrea as she helps you navigate the possible pitfalls of the holiday season! While triggers and stressors may abound for those of us with...

Childhood Onset of Bipolar Disorders: An Excess in the US and What to Do About It

In this clinical webinar, Dr. Robert Post reviews and explains the data behind there being a higher incidence of childhood onset bipolar disorder in the...

Liam Gildea’s High Life Low Life

Author Liam Gildea joins us to discuss his experience living with Bipolar II for the last 20 years, as he has written about in his...

The Story Behind Carrie Cantwell’s Memoir, Daddy Issues

Carrie Cantwell joins us to discuss how her writing and journaling process helped her to heal, forgive, and accept her father's and her own life...

ON THE FRONTLINES: Surviving the Trenches and Onto A New Mission To Combat Stigma

Retired Major General Gregg F. Martin joins us to share his battle with bipolar disorder and his new mission to combat stigma! In 2003, Martin...

Back to School Preparation Strategies

Michelle Griffiths is a licensed clinical social worker from San Diego, California who specializes in treating individuals with mood disorders, including depression, anxiety, and bipolar...

Mental Health Stigma in the AAPI Community

Tanushree Sengupta Tanushree is a mental health advocate and creator of The Desi Condition. The focus of her mental health work is on the de-stigmatization...

Confronting Stigma in Bipolar Disorder

Want to learn more about Confronting Stigma in Bipolar Disorder? Tune in to this webinar presented by Dr. Sacha McBain (University of Arkansas for Medical...

Connecting with moms!

Connecting with moms! Are you on a journey with your child and the bipolar diagnosis? This non-judgmental, open-hearted discussion is for you! Listen live and...

Handling the Highs and Lows of Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Akriti Sinha Dr. Sinha received her MD from one of Asia's largest hospital, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi, India in 2016 after...

Jayson Blair: Self-stigma

Jayson Blair Mental Health Advocate & IBPF honorary board member Jayson Blair speaks upon self-stigma & seeking help in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month....

Note to Self

Matty Penner In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we teamed up with Matty Penner to talk about bipolar disorder in men and the stigma...

Making Your Mess Your Message: Living with, Studying, and Advocating for Bipolar Disorder

Recorded on May 4th, 2021   Andrea Vassilev Andrea Vassilev is a 3rd year doctoral student earning her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School...

Words to Say, Things to Do: How to help your loved one living with Bipolar Disorder, and yourself

Susan J Noonan MD, MPH Dr. Susan J. Noonan is a physician, author of five books, a website and blog on managing mood disorders, a...

G.R.A.P.E.S. A tool for maintaining mental health in everyday life and challenging times

Download the GRAPES worksheet & materials here.   Amanda Mascia Amanda Mascia is a proud "graduate" of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program at Sharp Mesa...

Self Management to Stay Well with Bipolar Disorder

  Greg Murray Professor Greg Murray has an international reputation for clinical psychology research, being ranked in the top 1% of researchers worldwide in the...

That’s Mental With Amanda Rosenberg

  Amanda Rosenberg Amanda Rosenberg is a San Francisco-based writer whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Vox, Salon, McSweeney's, The Hairpin, and Funny...

Power Your Mind: Tools to Build Resilience

Angela Sullivan, Recovery International Being a teenager can be tough, and the added stress of COVID-19 is creating high levels of anxiety, depression, and anger...

Therapist by Day, Bipolar Caregiver by Night

Cory Anderson In this webinar, Cory will share his journey as a bipolar caregiver, including how individual and couples therapy has strengthened his marriage and...

Findings from the UK Bipolar Disorder Research Network

Dr. Katherine Gordon Smith Dr. Katherine Gordon-Smith is a Senior Research Fellow in Psychological Medicine at the University of Wuster. She was one of the co-founders...

Leveraging the Power of Global Datasets to Understand Aging in Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Eyler received her undergraduate degree from Duke University and her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Pennsylvania…

Dietary Interventions and Nutraceuticals for the Management of Mental Health

Dr. Nenad Naumovski (PhD) is a Chef, Food Scientist and Molecular Nutritionist and works at the University of Canberra…

Adolescent Mood Disorder: Identification and Interventions

  Dr. Rhonda C. Boyd Dr. Rhonda C. Boyd is an Associate Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at...

Technology and Young People’s Mental Health: Perspectives From the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Dr Dubicka qualified in medicine and psychology at University College London, completing child psychiatry training in Manchester, UK…

Living with Bipolar Disorder: Why You are the Most Important Member of Your Treatment Team

Francis Mondimore, M.D. is a psychiatrist with over 30 years of experience treating persons with psychiatric disorders. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of...

Gut Microbiome in Serious Mental Illnesses

About Dr. Tanya Nguyen Dr. Tanya T. Nguyen is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). She is a clinical...

Circadian Rhythms in Bipolar Disorder

About Dr. Michael McCarthy Dr. Michael McCarthy is a Staff Psychiatrist in the Mood Disorders Clinic at the VA San Diego Medical Center and Associate...

Physician Living With Bipolar Disorder | Ask The Expert

Dr. John Budin John Budin, M.D., is a physician living with Bipolar Disorder and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Depression and...

Healing From the Stress of Racial Trauma

Dr. Ruth C. White Ruth C. White, PhD, MPH, MSW is a thought leader, change catalyst and advocate in mental health and diversity/equity/inclusion. Dr. White is...

Anti-Psychotic Weight Gain: Does Leptin Play a Role?

Dr Francky Teddy Endomba is a 28 years old Cameroonian medical doctor graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of...

Self-Management to Stay Well With Bipolar Disorder

Professor Greg Murray has an international reputation for clinical psychology research, being ranked in the top 1% of researchers worldwide in the fields of bipolar disorders, circadian rhythms, personality and affect. 

Cultivate Balance and Self-Mastery | Part 6

In the final part of this series we begin the practice with a breathing exercise and then transition into a seated gentle movement practice. We...

Parenting and Serious Mental Illness: Partnering as Parents to Encourage Hope

Joanne Nicholson and Anne Whitman have been working together for nearly 25 years to shape the agenda for parents living with mental health conditions –...

Cultivate Balance and Self-Mastery | Part 5

In the fifth part of this series we begin the practice with a one by one breathing exercise and then transition into a seated gentle...

Cultivate Balance and Self-Mastery | Part 4

In the fourth part of this series we begin the practice with a four by four by four breathing exercise and then transition into a...

Managing Eating Behavior in Times of Uncertainty and Stress

Dr. Kim Claudat is a clinical psychologist and co-director of the Adult Treatment Program at UCSD Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research. She received...

Cultivate Balance and Self-Mastery | Part 3

In the third part of this series we begin the practice with an awareness breathing exercise and then transition into discussing the different breathing and...

Financial Difficulties and Impulsive Spending in Bipolar Disorder: A Psychological Understanding

Dr. Thomas Richardson is a Clinical Psychologist working in Community Adult Mental Health Services for Solent NHS Trust in Portsmouth, UK. He is also a...

Mindful Yoga Routine | Daily Practice for Mindfulness

A gentle and easy practice to decrease stress and increase mindfulness. Incorporate this into your daily routine to begin experiencing the wonderful benefits.
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