Our bipolar blog shares the latest findings and insights from CREST.BD's research and knowledge exchange.

Weekly blogs explore psychosocial interventions, quality of life, stigma, and community engagement through the eyes of diverse CREST.BD network members.

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What does quality of life mean to someone with bipolar?

on April 27, 2016   |    No Comments

Quality of life in bipolar disorder can be defined in several ways. For a more complicated research perspective, take a look at the first few pages of this book chapter. What I’m going to draw out of that discussion for this particular post is the idea that all life domains … Read more

quality of life

Showcasing ORBIT

on April 15, 2016   |    1 Comment

  To find out more about ORBIT, click here.

interventions and self-care

Stigma: Establishing The Three Levels

on April 8, 2016   |    2 Comments

On January 27th, 2016, we participated in Bell’s Let’s Talk day by discussing the three levels of stigma — self, social, and structural. Throughout the day #Stigma123 reigned supreme and became the signature of many events in Canada. Two of these events were our tweetchat and a webinar about these … Read more


Welcome to The Bipolar Blog

on April 1, 2016   |    No Comments

Welcome to CREST.BD’s blog! It’s all about sparking conversations with as many voices as possible. Watch our short introduction: Every month we will endeavour to blog in our four core areas of focus (more on these areas over here): Our “community engagement” category involves community-based participatory research (CBPR), where we’ll … Read more

community engagement