#TalkBD: Online Community Gathering

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a difficult time for everyone, including those of us with living with bipolar disorder. To provide mental health support and education during this difficult time, CREST.BD is hosting #TalkBD, a free online community gathering everyone can join.

Gathering #2 - Anxiety Management

Dr. Rob Tarzwell, Victoria Maxwell, Dr. Emma Morton, and Dr. Erin Michalak share their expertise on managing anxiety during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more about the presenters in our blog.

Start Time: Wednesday, April 8th at 3-4pm Pacific (6-7 Eastern).
(Find what time this is for me)

#TalkBD is primarily an educational and discussion platform for self-management in bipolar disorder. CREST.BD does not provide mental health or substance use services i.e., crisis intervention. Please visit bdwellness.com/help/crisis for crisis support in your country or area, or check unsuicide.org/ to find a digital crisis service.


How To Join

The community gathering will be available as an online space you can join or listen into by phone. It will also be viewable to everyone as a livestream on this page (crestbd.ca/talkbd) and on Facebook, and available online as a resource after the event.

Join link: zoom.us/j/269602786
Zoom is our online community gathering space, and everyone is free to join us there at the event time!
Please note that you will be prompted to submit your name and email address, and these will be viewable to the the event organizer. You can choose not to use your real name.
You won't need to enable your microphone or video – all interaction will be text-based, through the live chat. You can also submit questions in advance using the form below.

You can also listen into the meet by phone, although you won't be able to use the chat when you do this. To listen in, please dial-in with one of the following numbers, and enter meeting ID 620-164-248:

Canada: +1 647 558 0588
US: +1 929 205 6099
International: Numbers available at https://zoom.us/u/ayhZHuJVI

Please note that the event organizers may be able to see your phone number when you join (but other participants will not).

The gathering will also be viewable here, as a livestream! Or you'll be able to find it on our Facebook page. This is the most anonymous way to participate.


Questions can be submitted through Zoom during the event, and can also be submitted beforehand using the form below.


Submit Your Questions!

Do you have any questions that you'd like answered at the community gathering? Ask below!

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Previous #TalkBD Events

Victoria Maxwell, Dr. Emma Morton, and Dr. Erin Michalak shared evidence-based strategies to help manage anxiety and mood, and support your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak.

#TalkBD LIVE: Tips and Tools for Uncertain Times

#TalkBD: Tips and Tools for Uncertain Times is a free, online community gathering to share support and education during this challenging time. Our presenters will share evidence-based strategies to help manage mood and anxiety and support your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Posted by CREST.Bipolar Disorder on Wednesday, 25 March 2020