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International Bipolar Foundation

International Bipolar Foundation Blog Named Best Bipolar Disorder Blog of 2017!

 

Our blog has made Healthline's list of the Best Bipolar Disorder Blogs of 2017! Their editors carefully selected the most up-to-date, informative, and inspiring blogs that aim to uplift their readers through education and personal stories. Thank you to our wonderfully talented bloggers for consistently contributing valuable content to educate and inspire our community!

Q: My partner does not always seem open about sharing their experience with bipolar disorder. How do I speak openly with them about their condition and my concerns? I also frequently worry that I might unintentionally do something that might trigger an episode for them - how do I avoid doing something that might accidentally trigger them?Beka: For my husband and me, our relationship has been best when we are open and honest with one another.  If it concerns you so much, then you should...

Girl Scouts Mental Health Awareness Patch

Our Mental Health Awareness Patch teaches scouts about the brain and it's influence on thoughts, feelings, and behavior. The patch is available for free to Girl Scouts, Girl Guides, and other similar scouting organizations. Learn more and download the activity packet here