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International Bipolar Foundation


Register for Screen Time, Social Media Use, and Developing Brains here

Register for Cannabis Use in Teens with Bipolar Disorder here.

Register for Bipolar Disorder and Suicide Risk: Insights from Brain Imaging here


Read the winning essays here:

1st Place: Petra Dujmic

2nd Place: Charm Evans

3rd Place: Courtney Hughes


Sign up here to be a volunteer with IBPF at the Carlsbad Marathon. Choose the following option: Course Support - IBPF

I first experienced psychosis as a child. I would see ghostly apparitions that would show up at night. Not believing in ghosts, I would try to convince myself that they were simply a visual effect from a streetlight, except that they would move around the room at times. I was frightened by these hallucinations, but I couldn’t tell anybody about them since I was afraid of getting in trouble.Once I was a teenager, I would start to hear voices. Yet, they were not voices speaking to me, or if they...

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