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Bipolar Disorder - Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Find basic information, videos and research findings on bipolar disorder, a mental illness also known as manic-depression.

Review Date: October 04, 2012

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Bipolar Disorder (Easy to Read)

An easy-to-read booklet with a personal story of bipolar disorder -- includes a checklist of symptoms and tips on getting help.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens (Easy to Read)

An easy-to-read booklet on Bipolar Disorder in children and teens that explains what it is, when it starts and how to get help.

Review Date: October 31, 2012

NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

Clinical Trials at the National Institute of Mental Health

Find out about new and ongoing mental health clinical research trials and what you and your health care provider need to know before making a decision to participate in a trial.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

Find Support: Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance offers both in-person and online support and forums, educational materials, and personalized wellness tools.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Personal Wellness Tools: Wellness Tracker and Toolbox

The DBSA Wellness Tracker is an innovative, user-friendly online tool that allows you to keep track of your physical and emotional/mental wellness. The Wellness Toolbox helps you communicate better with your doctor, keep track of your symptoms and moods, and more.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

What is Bipolar Disorder? A Guide to Hope and Recovery for African Americans

Bipolar disorder (also called manic depression) is a serious medical condition that causes extremes in a person’s mood and behavior. Though it affects people of every race, many African Americans with the problem do not receive help.

Review Date: July 11, 2014

Mental Health America