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National Institute of Mental Health - Bipolar Disorder
The National Institute of Mental Health is the leading federal agency for research on mental disorders. This page on bipolar disorder provides definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, and more resources.
National Alliance on Mental Illness - Bipolar Disorder
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) was started as a grassroots movement in 1979. NAMI provides education and raises awareness on mental illness. This page on bipolar disorder provides an overview of the disorder, support, treatment options, and discussion boards (login required).
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a peer-directed organization that seeks to promote wellness in people with mood disorders. Type "Bipolar Disorder" in the search bar, or find out more about the disorder under the "Education" tab.
The International Society for Bipolar Disorders
The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) was created in response to the lack of awareness, education, and research on bipolar disorder. ISBD is a source for research and clinical data on bipolar disorders and is the only bipolar focused, research-oriented Society working to bring this data to patients, families, and other mental health professionals.
Published four times a year, this magazine provides coverage on bipolar disorder in kids through adults. It provides articles on living well with bipolar disorder. Certain articles from the current issue of the magazine are available freely online.
Americans with Disabilities Act Homepage
From the homepage: "The ADA is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life." This website is a guide to the ADA with main pages on law/regulation, design standards, technical assistance material, and enforcement.
Bipolar Disorder Support Connect
Connect with others with bipolar disorder through this website. Join forums, read articles, and watch videos. This website also has a mobile application.