Educational Videos

Do it Yourself Sanity: Strategies to Use at Home

You Need Help- A Step-by- Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling

Dr. Komrad was an attending psychiatrist  on the Treatment Resistant Psychotic Disorders Unit at Sheppard Pratt Hospital  for 15 years, where he continues to train...

Meditation, Medication & Magic

Kimberly Knox is a multidisciplinary inventor and of note, a patient with Bipolar I. Ms. Knox was educated around the world, completing her Bachelors degree in...

Bipolar Disorder: What do Genes Have to do with it?

Dr. Jordan Smoller is Associate Vice Chair of the MGH Department of Psychiatry and Director of Psychiatric Genetics. He is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard...

Behavioral Restraint and Seclusion

 Leslie Morrison is the Director of Disability Rights California's (DRC) Investigations Unit.  She directs investigations of allegations of abuse and/or neglect involving persons with disabilities,...

Suicide by Security Blanket and other Child Psychiatry Emergencies

A unique and unprecedented discussion of emergency psychiatric care for children in crisis.Offers unique perspectives on specific aspects of emergency child psychiatry, including child development,...

Balancing Benefits and Harms in Treating Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Ketter received his medical training in Canada at the University of Toronto.  He completed his internship and psychiatric residency at the University of California...

Youth Suicide Prevention Using the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program

Kelly Cavanaugh is the Youth and Program Coordinator for the San Diego Chapter of the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program®. Born and raised in San...

Advanced Nutrient Therapies for Bipolar Disorder

Author and scientist William J. Walsh, Ph.D., presents a science-based nutrient therapy system that can help millions of people diagnosed with mental disorders. Nutrient Power...

Optimizing Outcomes in Bipolar Disorder/ Measuring and Maximizing Quality of Life

Bipolar disorder is a common and often disabling mood disorder. Clinical outcome assessments (e.g., symptoms, relapse rates) have historically been the primary focus in bipolar...

Lithium: Still a Cornerstone in the Long-Term Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

  Willem Nolen has retired as Professor of Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Groningen in February 2013. Before he moved to Groningen he worked in...

The Use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of Mood Disorders

   Philip Botkiss, M.D. completed his undergraduate work in biology (1981) at Rice University in Houston, Texas and earned his medical degree (1985) at University...

Creative People-Personality and Mental Health

       Douglas Eby, M.A./Psychology, is a writer, researcher and online publisher on creativity and personal growth. He is creator of the Talent Development Resources series of...

The Practice and Potential of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Dr. Steven Hickman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and has a joint appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor in the UCSD Departments of Psychiatry and...

Bipolar Disorder in School-What Every Parent Needs to Know

Dr. Rienzi Haytasingh is a practicing licensed educational psychologist who has devoted his entire professional career towards promoting the education of students with disabilities and...

Bipolar Disorder and Severe Irritability in Youth Same or Different

Ellen Leibenluft, M.D. is Senior Investigator and Chief of the Section on Bipolar Spectrum Disorders in the Emotion and Development Branch, Intramural Research Program, National...

Making the Numbers Work for Us-Epidemiology and Assessment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

Eric Youngstrom, Ph.D., is a professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is also the Acting...

The Real Informant

The movie The Informant starring Matt Damon is based on the real-life story of Mark Whitacre, the 1990’s whistleblower in the infamous Archer Daniels Midland...

The Inpatient Experience-What You Need To Know

Ms. Nadler-Moodie is currently in full time, self-employed practice as a consultant to hospitals regarding psychiatric care, regulatory, quality and nursing issues.. In addition she...

Transforming Mental Health Through Leadership and Collaboration from Clinical Epidemiology to Clinical Trials

Dr. Tohen graduated as a doctor of medicine from the National University of Mexico and as a doctor of public health (epidemiology) from Harvard University....

Sandy Hook Aftermath Discussion: Muffy Walker interviews with UT TV

Treatment Horizons in Bipolar Disorder-Stem Cells and Pharmacology

Dr. Kelsoe graduated from medical school at the University of Alabama, Birmingham in 1981. He completed internship training at Washington University in St. Louis and...

A Perspective from the Consumer and Caregiver-Real Life Experiences

Karen McClurg Sheffres was born in Michigan and spent her childhood in Colorado. She attended Colorado State University where she obtained her Doctor of Veterinary...

Grieving Through Living Losses

Ken Druck, Ph.D., is one of the nation’s pioneers in personal transformation, having broken fresh ground in male psychology, executive coaching, organizational consulting, parent effectiveness,...

Brain Imaging in Bipolar Disorder- A window into Mind and Mood

Dr. Eyler received her undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1991 and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. She...

Barriers to Care

 Dr. Suzanne Fiala is an award-winning board-certified family physician from Seattle Washington with an active medical practice, including a large population of patients who suffer...

Mental Health, Stigma and the need

Congressman Patrick kennedy served 16 years in the U.S. Houes of Representatives and is predominantly known as the author and lead sponsor of the Mental...

Living with Someone who has Bipolar; Living with Someone who has Normal

John McManamy is the author of "Living Well with Depression and Bipolar Disorder: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You That You Need to Know" (HarperCollins,...

Planning Ahead for a Child with Mental Illness

 Carol S. Battaglia has been in private practice as a solo practitioner for over 20 years. As part of her estate planning practice, she routinely...

How to Navigate Educational Services in a School Environment

Dr. Sara Frampton has experience in both psychology and education. She has a BA in Psychology from The George Washington University, a Masters in Education...

My Recovery- A Story of Hope and Inspiration

Maricela Estrada is the author of Bipolar Girl: My Psychotic Self.  Estrada received her Associates of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from Rio Hondo College...

Eight Strategies for Coping as an Individual and Family

 Dr. Miklowitz is Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute, and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow...

Spirituality and Mental Health

 Rev. Dr. Beth A. Cooper is a United Methodist elder. For over twenty years she has served local churches and campus ministries. She is a...

Family Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

This lecture, titled: "Family Treatments For Bipolar Disorder," will address how family treatments have the greatest research support of any psychological treatment for bipolar disorder. Our...

Runaway Mind

Maggie Reese was a national ranked tract star on a full ride scholarship to University of Idaho when her leg broke while winning a race...

A Novel Approach to Treating Bipolar Disorder

Himasiri De Silva, M.D.Dr. De Silva was recognized as “Psychiatrist of Excellence” by Orange County Medical Association and received the Warren Williams Award by American...

The Five Most Common Mental Health Issues Teens Face

Going to College with Bipolar Disorder

 Russ Federman, Ph.D., ABPP is in full-time private practice in Charlottesville, VA.  He's previously had a 23 year career in university mental health: Director of Mental...

SAMHSA Award Recipient

Join us and watch our Consumer Advisory Board member John Kevin Hines talk about his suicide attempt and his efforts now to educate the public....

Your Support Matters

Join us in our effort to provide online resources and support services for families and individuals coping with bipolar disorder.
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