#TalkBD LIVE 16 – Routines, Rhythms & Bipolar Disorder

Event Date: September 23rd 5PM PST | 8pm EST (September 24th at 10AM Australian Time)
#TalkBD LIVE 16 – Routines, Rhythms & Bipolar Disorder
Our next #TalkBD online community gathering features Professor Greg Murray. He’ll talk about how routines and biological rhythms, like our sleep cycle, are important to bipolar disorder. Tune in to learn more and have your questions answered!
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Join us on September 23rd (24th in Australia) for #TalkBD – Routines, Rhythms & Bipolar Disorder! At this online community gathering, Professor Greg Murray, will join Victoria Maxwell and Dr. Emma Morton to talk about strategies and knowledge on the intersection between biological rhythms, routines, and bipolar disorder. He’ll be sharing this information based on both prior research and the results of a recent study, BEAT-COVID. BEAT-COVID study looked at how routine changes from COVID-19 have impacted mental health.

Greg and Victoria will also answer questions submitted by viewers!

We welcome people with mental health concerns, healthcare providers, friends, and family to join us for the live online event!

Where to Join

Date and Time (North America): Thursday, September 23th, 5-6pm PST, 8pm EST (Find what time this is for me)
Date and Time (Australia): Friday, September 24th, 10-11am
Link to register: zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Qc0D6Xl1SqaJutjdqA_dtQ
Link to watch as a livestream: TalkBD.live or our our Facebook page

The Presenters

Prof. Greg Murray's headshot against a white background. He appears to be wearing a suit and is slightly smiling.
Greg Murray, PhD

Co-Director of CREST.BD, Psychologist & Professor of Psychological Sciences
crestbd.ca/greg / @pronrnf

Greg is the Director of the Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia, professor in Psychological Sciences at Swinburne University, and a practicing clinical psychologist. His major research interest is the chronobiology of mood, especially the relationship between sleep, circadian function, and positive mood states, and he has over 100 publications in this area.

Victoria, a co-host to the online bipolar workshop, outside in front of a bush, smiling and looking up.Victoria Maxwell

Mental Health Educator, Speaker and Performer at Crazy For Life Co.
crestbd.ca/victoria / victoriamaxwell.com / @Victoria_BPP

Since being diagnosed with BD, psychosis, and anxiety, Victoria has become one of North America’s top speakers and educators on the lived experience of mental illness and recovery, dismantling stigma and returning to work after a psychiatric disorder. As a performer, her funny, powerful messages about mental wellness create lasting change in individuals and organizations. Watch Victoria in That’s Just Crazy Talk.

A headshot of Emma smiling against a blurred greenish background, like a window out of focus. She is Caucasian and has chin-length wavy red hair.Dr. Emma Morton

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UBC Psychiatry
crestbd.ca/emma-morton / @morton_emm

Emma is a CIHR Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at UBC Psychiatry. She completed her PhD and training as a psychologist in 2018 at Swinburne University, Australia, and moved to Canada to join the CREST.BD team as an Institute of Mental Health Marshall Fellow in 2019. Emma’s research interests include quality of life, self-management strategies, and digital mental health tools for people living with mood disorders. She has clinical experience working in community mental health, early intervention and hospital settings.

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