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Luncheon with Joe Pantoliano

Join International Bipolar Foundation for a Luncheon with JOE PANTOLIANO Emmy Award-Winning Actor and Film Producer OCTOBER 9, 2014!

As one of today’s best-known character actors, Joe Pantoliano boasts over 100 film, television, and stage credits. Joey Pants—as he is affectionately known—has been revered and honored for his unique and entertaining portrayals...read more here.

ESTANCIA LA JOLLA HOTEL & SPA- 9700 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA

Tickets: $100 & RSVP by September 26th to Ashley Jacobs at ajacobs@ibpf.org or 858-764-2496

Being in a relationship with someone is both rewarding and frightening. There have been times during my 9-month-old relationship that I wonder how he is able to handle the intensity of my emotions. I remember one night, after we took our night walk, I was sitting in McDonalds and I started to sob uncontrollably. He didn’t seem fazed at all, he just held me as my sobs racked my frame. And then there are other times when I share my emotions and somehow, the way that I share my emotions...

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...