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San Diego Lecture with Mani Pavuluri

Join International Bipolar Foundation for a Lecture with Dr. Mani Pavluri: "The What and the How: The Secret Sauce of Intervention for Pediatric Bipolar Disorder" 

A laser beam focus will shine on pediatric bipolar disorder to highlight the nuances of this highly complex early onset illness. A framework is offered to gain a full understanding of the mood dysregulation and associated multi-domain cognitive problems. The scientific story of the brain functional operations will offer explanatory power to the clinical picture. How medications are chosen, how decisions are made, and how they repair brain dysfunction will be explained in an understandable language. Read more...

Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-what-and-the-how-secret-sauce-of-intervention-for-pediatric-bipolar-disorder-tickets-13443791743 

This week my old friend really wanted to meet up with me. I just had a very deep depression episode and now I’m trying to go back to society. I’m looking for a new job, doing things which I used to love and doing as much as possible to feel good. And stay out of trouble of course. She knew about my problems but we haven’t been in touch lately. In her text messages I’ve felt some anger which I don’t like and try to avoid. I try not to argue with anyone and focus on the positive right now. I...

Mental Health Awareness Patch

Did you know that we developed the first Mental Health Awareness Patch for the Girl Scouts of the United States of America? 

With the increase in youth bullying, suicide and drug use, Girl Scouts are actively fighting to create change. Through a program to educate and reduce the stigma of mental illness, Girl Scouts can earn the Mental Health Awareness Patch for playing a positive role in their communities. Learn more here...