#TalkBD 20 – Bipolar 101

Event Date: Tuesday, February 22nd | 5pm PST | 8pm EST (February 23rd at 12PM Australia Time)
#TalkBD 20 – Bipolar 101

Our next #TalkBD livestream and Q&A will be a discussion on the fundamentals of bipolar disorder. It features Dr. Emma Morton, CIHR Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at UBC Psychiatry, and Dr. Erin Michalak, Founder and Network Lead of CREST.BD. Tune in to learn more and have your questions answered!

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Join us on February 22nd (23rd in Australia) for #TalkBD – Bipolar 101! At this online community gathering, Dr. Emma Morton and Dr. Erin Michalak will be providing an overview of bipolar disorder. They’ll discuss the basics and give with tips for self-care that can help you gain a better understanding of bipolar disorder symptoms and manage them more effectively. They’ll also be taking your questions!

We welcome anybody interested in this topic to join us for the event!

Where to Join

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 22nd, 5 pm PST, 8 pm EST (Find what time this is for me)
Zoom Link: zoom.us/webinar/register/7116419373713/WN_yc5ZT-u2SXeg5vUmJoC_DA
Link to watch as a livestream: TalkBD.live or our YouTube Channel

The Presenters

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 Ph.D. 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.

Lived experience guest TBD!

Erin outside smiling, at what looks to be the UBC campus.Dr. Erin Michalak

Professor, UBC Psychiatry
crestbd.ca/erin / @erin_michalak

Erin is the Founder and Network Lead of CREST.BD, and Professor at UBC Psychiatry. Her research in mental health, patient-oriented research, and quality of life in bipolar disorder is globally recognized. Erin spearheaded the development of the first BD-specific quality of life scale, the QoL.BD. The QoL.BD has seen rapid uptake internationally and is now the gold standard for BD quality of life assessments. Under Erin, CREST.BD also launched an online version of the QoL.BD, and the Bipolar Wellness Centre, a web portal of scientifically validated wellness strategies for BD. In 2018, she was awarded the CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for Transformation in Patient Engagement.

Can’t make the webinar?

No worries! All of our webinars are available later on Talkbd.live or on our YouTube channel.


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