Pinwheel Education Series: Bipolar Disorder January 22 12 – 1 pm

 

Pinwheel Education Series: Bipolar Disorder

Date & Time: Thursday January 22, 2015 12pm-1pm

Cost: Free

Audience: Open to everyone in BC

Description: A person with bipolar disorder has extreme changes or swings in moods, from mania to depression. Children and youth may be frightened and confused by moods they can’t control. While there is no cure for bipolar disorder, the symptoms can be managed with proper treatment, understanding, and life changes.

In this Pinwheel, we will learn about bipolar disorder signs and symptoms, treatment options, and what it is like to live with the disorder.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Paul Termansen, Psychiatrist, Pacific Bipolar Foundation
  • Andrea Paquette, Founder of Bipolar Babe
  • Youth with lived experience

How to join:

In person: BC Children’s Hospital, Mental Health Building, 4555 Heather Street (Heather St. and 29th Ave.) Vancouver, Entrance #85, Third floor room P3-306. You can drop in or register here.

Telephone: Dial 1-877-291-3022 and enter the access code 4611577#

Telehealth: Contact your local Telehealth coordinator to book a videoconference room and get them to forward your location name, room number and the ISDN/IP Address/Alias of your site to keltycentre@bcmhs.bc.ca. For questions, please contact Aazadeh Madani, Project Coordinator at aazadeh.madani@bcmhs.bc.ca.

Upcoming topics:

For more information, visit our website for a lineup of upcoming topics, previous audiotaped sessions, additional resources and events, as well as any changes or cancellations.

Questions? Contact Us!

Phone: Toll Free 1-800-665-1822
Email: keltycentre@bcmhs.bc.ca
Website: www.keltymentalhealth.ca
Please help circulate within your networks and share with anyone who might be interested.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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