Blogging Application

Welcome to the International Bipolar Foundation community! We’re so happy you’re interested in sharing your story with us.

 

Prior to submitting an application, review our blogging manual here. Once reviewed, please fill out the blogging agreement included in the manual and submit with the brief application below. For additional questions, please email nlima@ibpf.org

All of our bloggers are volunteers and contribute blogs pro bono. 

March Writing Prompts

World Bipolar Day

  • What are some ways that you plan to celebrate World Bipolar Day this year? 
  • This year, IBPF’s theme for World Bipolar Day is “I am Bipolar Strong”. What ways do you exhibit strength with bipolar? 

Nutrition Month

  • What ways does diet with bipolar?
  • How does having bipolar affect your eating habits?
  • Do you find it hard to maintain healthy eating habits during certain phases of bipolar?

Self Harm Awareness Month

  • How do you practice self-love and how does it impact on your mental health?
  • Have you ever struggled with self harm?
  • What are some tips you have for others who are struggling with self harm?

Women’s History Month

  • What tips do you have for other women who are struggling with their mental health?
  • How has being a woman affected your bipolar journey?
  • Have you ever faced mental health stigma as a female?
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Email
  • Phone

 

 

Welcome to the International Bipolar Foundation community! We’re so happy you’re interested in sharing your story with us.

Prior to submitting an application, review our blogging manual here. Once reviewed, please fill out the blogging agreement included in the manual and submit with the brief application below. For additional questions, please email nlima@ibpf.org

All of our bloggers are volunteers and contribute blogs pro bono. 

January Writing Prompts

Family Caregivers

  • How do you communicate your needs with your caregivers?
  • Do you have a plan for emergencies that you and your caregivers implement during mental health crises?
  • How do you and your caregivers communicate about their needs and your own?
  • Caregivers – how do you manage your mental health needs while also helping your loved one manage their mental illness?
  • Caregivers- how has peer support been helpful for you?

Military 

  • What are resources for military families impacted by mental illness?
  • What are some of the challenges military families face that can negatively affect mental illness and how can they prepare for these?

Veterans

  • How did stigma in the military contribute to your waiting to seek treatment until after you left the military?

Gratitude

  • How do you practice gratitude and what is its impact on your mental health?

Survivors of Suicide

  • How are you healing after the loss of a loved one to suicide?
  • How can people support those who have experienced the death of a loved one to suicide?
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Email
  • Phone

 

 

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