#TalkBD: Online Community Gathering

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a difficult time for everyone, including those of us 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.

#TalkBD 11 – Memory, Thinking and Bipolar Disorder

Our last #TalkBD of 2020 features Drs. Trisha Chakrabarty and Ivan Torres from the University of British Columbia. It will be about how bipolar disorder affects cognition–that is, mental processes like learning, thinking, focusing and memory. Read more about the presenters here.

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Start Time: Friday, November 27th, 12-1pm PST, 3pm EST (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 check unsuicide.org to find a digital crisis service.

How do you feel about our events? Help us make #TalkBD the best we can by filling out our survey.


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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 (talkbd.live) and on Facebook, and available online as a resource after the event.

Join link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0W6J2PGSTrindHTff6NnGg
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 this will be viewable to others. You can choose not to use your real name. You won't need to enable your microphone or video.

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.


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Submit Your Questions!

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

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    Previous #TalkBD Events

    You can find all of our previous #TalkBDs in the video gallery below! Or, if you prefer, you can navigate to our YouTube playlist.

    #TalkBD 1: Tips and Tools for Uncertain Times
    #TalkBD 2: Anxiety Management
    #TalkBD 3: Family Life During Coronatimes
    #TalkBD 4: Substance Use During Crisis
    #TalkBD 5: Sleep and Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 6: Depression
    #TalkBD 7: Work and Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 8: Aging Well with Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 9: Money and Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 10: Exercise for Youth with Bipolar Disorder