Watch our pre-recorded educational webinars to learn about bipolar disorder and caregiver experiences.

We offer two webinars: Bipolar Disorder in Adults, which covers content regarding bipolar disorder as well as strategies for managing care, and Bipolar Disorder in Adults: Beyond the Basics, which explores caregiver issues when bipolar disorder is a factor.

These webinars are intended for audiences of family caregivers and others with an interest in supporting someone with bipolar disorder.

Bipolar Disorder in Adults: The Basics

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In this webinar, we cover

  • how to recognize bipolar disorder
  • treatment options for bipolar disorder
  • how to help a loved one who is struggling with bipolar disorder
  • how to manage bipolar disorder
  • how to address difficulties that may arise, such as a person’s refusal of help.

This webinar was presented by Eric Youngstrom, PhD, a professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Psychiatry, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Acting Director of the Center for Excellence in Research and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder.

Adult Bipolar Disorder: Beyond the Basics

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In this webinar, we cover

  • strategies for balancing individual and family interests
  • ways to communicate effectively
  • how to provide support during different states of bipolar disorder
  • treatment options and approaches
  • ways to take care of yourself.

This webinar was presented by Martha C. Tompson, Ph.D., and Pata Suyemoto, Ph.D. Dr. Tompson is Director of the Family Development and Treatment Laboratory and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University. Dr. Suyemoto is a mental health activist and educator. She lives with treatment-resistant depression and grew up with a mother who struggled with bipolar disorder.