TalkBD: Livestream + Q&A

TalkBD gathers researchers, people with lived experience, healthcare providers, and top bipolar experts from around the world to discuss and answer the most important questions about living with bipolar disorder.

TalkBD episodes are also available on YouTube and all podcast platforms:

TalkBD 25 - Creativity and Bipolar Disorder

Our next TalkBD episode will focus on Creativity and Bipolar Disorder. Panelists Dr. Sheri Johnson, Victoria Maxwell, and Dr. Erin Michalak will discuss the interaction between creativity and bipolar disorder and answer any questions you may have!

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Start Time: Monday, December 12th, 5pm PSTĀ  (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 to find a digital crisis service.

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

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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

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
    #TalkBD 11: Memory, Thinking & Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 12: Resiliency & Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 13: Bipolar Disorder & Your Home
    #TalkBD 14: Men's Mental Health
    #TalkBD 15: Pregnancy, Postpartum & Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 16: Routines, Rhythms & Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 17: Studying & Mental Health
    #TalkBD 18: Psychedelics & Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 19: Medication & Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 20: Bipolar 101
    #TalkBD 21: Bipolar 102
    #TalkBD 22: Gambling & Bipolar
    #TalkBD 23: Nutrition & Bipolar Disorder
    #TalkBD 24: Psychosis & Bipolar Disorder