Educational Videos

Touched With Fire: Kay Jamison Ph.D. & Paul Dalio

Paul Dalio tells the story of his first experience of mania, and how his experiences with bipolar lead to the development of his film, "Touched...

Early Identification, Intervention and Prevention of Psychosis

'Psychotic' symptoms such as delusions (fixed, false, irrational or illogical beliefs) and hallucinations (hearing, seeing, or sensing things without there being a stimulus to cause them) can sometimes occur...

Love, Marriage & Bipolar Disorder

Long time married couple, Ron and Beka Owens share their story of what works, and what doesn't work when one partner has bipolar disorder. "I...

Treating And Being Treated: When A Sufferer Helps With Suffering

What happens when the therapist who treats bipolar disorder also suffers the same illness? This discussion will cover the pros, cons, and dangers of this...

Journey Towards Recovery After A Loss To Suicide (X2)

Presented on January 4, 2017. Dennis will take us on his journey towards recovery as he has to deal with the loss of two brothers...

Risk And Resilience To Mood Disorders In Teens

Presented by Dr. Carrie Bearden on December 14, 2016 In this webinar Dr. Carrie Bearden will discuss factors associated with increased risk for mood disorders...

Parenting a Young Child with Bipolar Combating the Culture of Fear and Silence Thought Storytelling and Community Conversations

Presented by Randi Silverman in December 2016. Randi Silverman will be discussing issues around parenting a young child with bipolar disorder, which she has experienced...

Technology and Bipolar Disorder

In this lecture, Dr. Depp discusses some of the latest developments in technology to assist in managing mood disorders, such as telemedicine, mobile apps, and...

Your Challenges are Unique – Lessons From Surviving Bipolar Disorder and Two Cancers

Bipolar is about family, says Kevin. Within his talk, he shares an in-depth and insightful look at the challenges and lessons he and his family...

Cannabis And Bipolar Disorder: What Do We Know? What Do We Still Need To Learn?

In this webinar, Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, APRN-BC, explores the controversy of using cannabis therapeutically for mood stabilization, anxiety reduction, and the promotion of...

Mental Illness Doesn’t Have To Win

Susan Sofayov shares her journey of her bipolar diagnosis at the age of 46. Listen as she speaks candidly of how this saved her marriage...

Preventing Suicide Among Persons With Bipolar Disorder

This webinar, presented by Dr. Richard McKeon, discusses preventing suicide among persons with bipolar disorder and highlights SAMHSA's resources for suicide prevention and how they...

Seeking Happiness: The Fallacy and the Fix

Sherry Amatenstein is a New York City based therapist and is the author of The Q&A Dating Book, Love Lessons From Bad Breakups, and The...

Biochemistry Features Of Bipolar Disorders And Advanced Nutrient Therapies

This webinar will summarize laboratory studies of 1,600 bipolar patients and describe nutrient therapy approaches aimed at normalizing brain chemistry. The presentation will discuss treatments...

Development of novel therapies for mood disorders: Something old, Something new, Something borrowed . . . Not So Blue?

***Please note, the audio is difficult in the begginning, but improves at around 25 minutes into the presentation*** Substantive breakthroughs in the understanding of the...

Special Needs Planning: Having the Right Legal Tools

Special Needs Planning helps maintain benefits eligibility, and assures that your family member will continue to have the support network and care they need when...

How Does It Feel To Live With Bipolar? Lonely!

Feeling lonely isn’t a mental health problem in and of itself; however, having a mental health problem increases your chance of feeling lonely and feeling...

Racial and Ethnic Issues in Diagnosis and Treating Bipolar Disorder With Dr. Lawson

Increasingly bipolar disorder is being recognized as a severe mental illness that has short term consequences, long term consequences and a major source of disability....

Psych Byte: Does the Media Romanticize Bipolar Disorder?

Psych Bytes is our new series of shorter, 15-20 minute webinars. Christine discusses how bipolar disorder is depicted in movies, tv, and other media, and...

Lucky 13: The Bipolar Coach

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDDSkWqYcRo&t=3s[/embed] Diagnosed bipolar as an adolescent, Paul experienced all the pain and suffering mental illness has to offer. Self-mutilation started at the age of 12....

“Intimate Partner and Family Relationships: Effective Communication Skills” with Jeff Zacharias

In this webinar, Jeff shares how to communicate healthily, and what to avoid to ensure productive and meaningful conversations. Jeff is a Licensed Clinical Social...

The Powerful Impact of Yoga and Meditation with Bianca Zable

Bianca is an integrative health and wellness educator, yoga and mindfulness teacher, and social change entrepreneur. She is Founder of Be Integrative Wellness, an integrative...

VA Suicide Prevention, Education and Outreach

April Foreman is a Licensed Psychologist serving Veterans as Suicide Prevention Coordinator for Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. She also serves as Suicide Prevention...

Translational Neuroscience in Depression_ From Autobiographical Memory Deficits to a real-time fMRI Neurofeedback Intervention

Dr. Young will discuss the development of a real-time fMRI neurofeedback intervention for patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). Her early work in autobiographical memory...

Life Discussion with Suzy Favor Hamilton, Olympic Runner, Author of “FAST GIRL”, and Mental Health Advocate

Suzy Favor Hamilton, a three time United States Olympian, Author of New York Times Best Seller "Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running From Madness", and...

Effectively sharing bipolar disorder health information online: The CREST.BD Bipolar Wellness Centre experience

The Internet is a popular source of information amongst people with mood disorders. Research indicates that people with bipolar disorder (BD) are attracted to web-based...

The Five Faces of “Normal” with John McManamy

"Normal" is the most overlooked manifestation of bipolar disorder, according to award-winning author and expert patient, John McManamy. It’s not enough to assume that once...

Suzy Favor Hamilton Luncheon

Suzy Favor Hamilton, United States Olympic Runner, Author of New York Times Best Seller "Fast Girl", and Mental Health Advocate, talks about her life today...

How to Find the Right Therapy & Therapist for you

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYtPR5kMtZo&t=3s[/embed] What should I look for in a therapist? What types of therapy are available, and which is the best one for me? How do...

Internet Gaming Disorder, a Virtual Addiction”

Regular video game play has rapidly escalated in recent years and has dramatically changed the landscape of childhood and adolescence. The average American youth spends...

Bipolar 101: How to Manage Bipolar Disorder Day to Day

Bipolar disorder is not a one size fits all disorder. Some people are living well; enjoying careers, relationships, families and so on. Others are in...

“Feeling BETTER (Brain and Environmental Training Towards Emotional Resilience)”

The purpose of project 'Feeling BETTER' is to build emotional resilience for children and adolescents with a goal for prevention and intervention in wellness and...

Navigating the School System with Ann Douglas

What do parents need to know in order to be effective advocates for their children within the school system? In this inspiring and empowering webinar,...

From compliance to alliance when talking about medication: Why current definitions of “compliance” or “adherence” have done more harm than good!

Here is a problem for doctors and patients alike. The accepted definition of adherence is shown here.  The World Health Organization's [WHO] official definition of...

TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) with Dr. Niku Singh

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy (TMS) is an exciting treatment option that has emerged for the psychiatric community. Using highly focused magnetic pulses this non-invasive, non-drug...

Coping with Stigma & Discrimination: How I Became a Stronger Mental Health Advocate

Emily Wu Truong will share her personal experiences facing stigma & discrimination after coming out with her story of mental health issues. Most recently, in recognition...

Recovery focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Bipolar Disorder with Dr. Steven Jones

For many people living with bipolar disorder the concept of personal recovery is a meaningful one. This seems to mean being able to engage in...

Better Days – A Fresh Approach for Developing Effective Coping Methods with Craig Lewis and Dr. Jamie Marich

NOTE: Intro through 2:59, then skip to 11:04 for balance of presentation. Sorry for the inconvenience, we expereinced technical difficulties.In this webinar, Craig Lewis and...

Bipolar Depression with Dr. Peter Forster & Dr. kelsey Schraufnagel

For many people with bipolar, it is depression that is the source of most of their difficulties. Considerable controversy has surrounded to the question of...

Whole Family Approaches to Bipolar Challenges with Dr Feder & Panel

Panel discussion with Dr. Joshua Feder, Mara Goverman LCSW along with three guests who will provide perspective from a person living with bipolar disorder, a...

Depression Associated with Bipolar Disorder in Youth with Dr. DelBello

Treatment options for bipolar depression in youths have been primarily studied in adults. Currently only one medication is approved by the FDA for use in...

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3,000 Pulses Later: Managing Depression with TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation)

Video coming soon!Martha Rhoades will discuss her personal journey with depression, discovering Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and how this treatment worked for her. She will...

Conservatorships and Mental Health

This presentation will give a little history on mental health services in California with specific review of the Lanterman system. Participants will learn about different...

Parenting Through The Storm With Ann Douglas

Coping strategies for parents who have a child who is struggling with a mental, neurodevelopmental, or behavioural challenge. Topics to be discussed include self-care, self-compassion, creating...

Recovery from Trauma with Evonne Agnello

Evonne Agnello illustrates the healing possible by speaking openly about mental illness. She describes her recovery from depression following the suicides of her father and...

Creating Options for Family Recovery: Parental Mental Health is a Family Affair with Joanne Nicholson, Ph.D.

Successful community living for a great many individuals living with mental illness involves family life and parenting. In the past, the focus has often been...

Serena Goldsmith: A Story of Hope and Recovery

Serena Goldsmith is originally from the East Coast (New Jersey and Virginia), but moved to San Diego County with her family at the age of...

The Interplay of Bipolar Disorder, Trauma and Addiction in the LGBT Community with Jeff Zacharias

In the LGBT community, the link between mental illness most notably bipolar disorder, trauma and addiction is undeniable. With heightened visibility comes the need to strengthen...

Martin Kolbe and the Bipolar Roadshow

Martin’s story is dramatically fascinating, full of rises and falls, like the bipolar disorder. In the eighties, Martin was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which kept him...

Resilience, the Hallmark of Health with Dr. Jennifer Bahr

Dr. Jennifer Bahr, ND draws from her unique perspective gained from experience in both conventional and natural medicine as well as both doctor and patient...
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