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#TalkBD 11 – Memory, Thinking and Bipolar Disorder

Laura Lapadat on November 2, 2020   |    No Comments

Thank you all for continuing to follow our #TalkBD webinar series. Our last online community gathering of 2020 will feature Dr. Trisha Chakrabarty and Dr. Ivan Torres, and will be about how memory, thinking, and bipolar disorder. Click here to register! Join us on November 27th for #TalkBD 11 – … Read more

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#TalkBD 10 – Exercise for Youth with Bipolar Disorder

Laura Lapadat on October 21, 2020   |    No Comments

Our next #TalkBD Live online community gathering is on November 9th! It will feature Dr. Benjamin Goldstein from the University of Toronto, and Tera, patient collaborator, and will be about how exercise can be used as a treatment for youth with bipolar disorder. Click here to register! In early 2020, … Read more

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Now open: Bipolar and Magic Mushrooms Study 🍄

Laura Lapadat on October 10, 2020   |    No Comments

Folks with all forms of bipolar disorder are welcome to complete an online questionnaire about their psilocybin (magic mushrooms) experiences. Sign up below! “Shrooming” with Bipolar Disorder: A Psilocybin Survey Magic Mushrooms and Bipolar Disorder: Share Your Experiences The University of California, San Francisco BAND Lab is seeking adults (age … Read more

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World Mental Health Day: Launching our NEW Bipolar Wellness Centre!

Laura Lapadat on October 10, 2020   |    No Comments

In honour of World Mental Health Day, we’re launching our newly updated Bipolar Wellness Centre! Visit the Bipolar Wellness Centre! October 10th, World Mental Health Day, is a day dedicated to raising global awareness of mental health concerns, and mobilizing efforts to support mental health. This year, the theme is … Read more

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#TalkBD 9 – Money and Bipolar Disorder

Laura Lapadat on October 5, 2020   |    No Comments

#TalkBD is back! Our next online community gathering featuring Dr. Thomas Richardson, a clinical psychologist who studies how bipolar disorder impacts our financial wellness, will be about money and bipolar disorder. Click here to register! After a hiatus, #TalkBD is returning! This series of online community gatherings brings in experts … Read more

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New Publication: Reflecting on 10 Years of the QoL.BD

Laura Lapadat on September 22, 2020   |    No Comments

10 years ago, we launched the Quality of Life scale for Bipolar Disorder–the QoL.BD. The QoL.BD is the world’s only scale for measuring quality of life in bipolar disorder, and has seen global uptake since its inception. Studies across the world describe its use, in countries including Canada, Iran, Chile, … Read more

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