|Home | About Bipolar Disorder | About David Oliver | Bipolar Articles/Stories | Bipolar Success Stories | Blogs and Podcast | Catalog | Contact | Current Bipolar News David Oliver In the News | Donate | Events | FAQ's | FREE Resources | Health Directory | Other Illnesses | Recommended Sites | Site Map | Speaking | Testimonials|
Bipolar Resources by State
MARYLAND (BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON): Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association (DRADA) is a community organization that serves individuals and family members affected by a depressive illness, including bipolar. DRADA has a list of more than 75 DRADA support groups, mostly in the Baltimore-Washington, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia or Pennsylvania areas. Phone: (703) 610-9000 or 888-288-1104. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pittsburgh Bipolar Disorder Meetup Group (MEETUP.COM) http://bipolar.meetup.com) ("Often times it helps to be connected to people who understand a bit of what you are going through. This is a great place to meet local people suffering from bipolar disorder/manic depression for discussion, information, and support.") Leader: Lily – Join on-line and meet in person monthly.
DBSA Chapters/Support Groups
Abington (suburban Philadelphia)
DBSA New Directions
Contact 1: Ruth Deming
Phone: (215) 659-2366
Contact 2: Nick Breslin
Additional Phone: (215) 886-8628
Philadelphia /Bala Cynwyd
Philadelphia /Bala Cynwyd
The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF) has a website at: http://www.bpkids.org that provides information to support families with children with bipolar. Fact sheets, newsletters, chat rooms, physician locators, and a support group directory for each state are also provided on this site.
National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all.phpects of mental health and mental illness. NMHA has more than 340 affiliates nationwide. To find help and/or a support group in your community, contact NMHA by internet at: http://www.nmha.org/affiliates/ or by phone at: 1-800-969-NMHA (6642).
UNITED WAY (Information and Referral): Dial 211
for information about support groups and services in Pennsylvania.
Your State NAMI
IF YOU ARE IN A CRISIS, PLEASE CALL: 1-800-SUICIDE
This Week's Bipolar News
Might Antidepressants Create Treatment Resistance?
CCGNJ Informs Individuals That Common Antipsychotic Drug May Be Linked to Gambling Problems
Click here for all Bipolar News.
The Warning Signs Of An Impending Bipolar Disorder Manic Episode
Bipolar disorder - as the name implies - involves two distinct set of symptoms. One set throws the individual down into the depths of a massive depression. The other places the individual who suffers with bipolar disorder at the top of a peak manic episode.
Most everyone can eventually recognize the warning signs of an impending depressive episode related to bipolar disorder. More likely than not, individuals with bipolar disorder try very hard to avoid it.
However, for many individuals with bipolar disorder, it's more difficult to recognize the signs of an impending manic episode. After all, a manic episode of bipolar disorder can be mistaken in some cases - especially in the very early formation -- for the lifting of the corresponding mood swing of the depression.
Home | About
Bipolar Disorder |
About David Oliver | Bipolar
Articles/Stories | Bipolar
Success Stories | Blogs
and Podcast | Catalog |
| Current Bipolar
David Oliver In the News | Donate | Events | FAQ's | FREE Resources | Health Directory | Other Illnesses | Recommended Sites | Site Map | Speaking | Testimonials
| The information contained
on this web page is not meant to provide medical advice.
Specific medical advice should be obtained from a qualified and licensed health-care practitioner.
There is no warranty that the information is free from all errors and omissions or that it meets any particular standard.
Copyright 2004- 2017 , BipolarCentral.com