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Bipolar Bridges Blog 3: Our App Survey Was a Massive Success!

Laura Lapadat on July 30, 2020   |    2 Comments

From March 2020 to July 2020, we conducted two surveys to inform the creation of Bipolar Bridges, a phone app to improve quality of life for people living with bipolar disorder. One survey asked healthcare providers which apps they recommend for people living with bipolar disorder, and the other asked … Read more

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#TalkBD 8 – Aging Well with Bipolar Disorder

Laura Lapadat on July 15, 2020   |    No Comments

Thank you all for continuing to follow our #TalkBD webinar series. Our next online community gathering featuring Dr. Elizabeth Tyler from Lancaster University, will be about aging well with bipolar disorder. Click here to register! Back in March, we launched our #TalkBD series of online community gatherings, to address mental … Read more

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“Shrooming” with Bipolar Disorder: A Psilocybin Survey Study

on June 9, 2020   |    31 Comments

Enthusiasm and emerging evidence for the potential therapeutic uses of psychedelic compounds has led researchers from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to begin plans to study psilocybin (the primary psychoactive compound in “magic mushrooms”) for the treatment of depression in adults with bipolar disorder. The UCSF lab is teaming … Read more

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