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Living Well with Bipolar Disorder webinar

"Health is more than the absence of disease."

We thank all those who participated in and joined us for the Living Well with Bipolar Disorder webinar. If you were unable to attend the webinar or want to share it with someone, here's the recording of the event:

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News and Research Updates

"What Actually Causes Bipolar Disorder?" Dr. Sarah Sperry featured on Wondermind

Wondermind, the global mental fitness ecosystem co-founded by Selena Gomez, Mandy Teefey, and Daniella Pierson, features Dr. Sarah Sperry in a new article about bipolar disorder. Read More

Exploring Childhood Trauma and Depressive Symptoms in Bipolar Disorder

Prechter Program collaborators at Deakin University in Australia publish a new paper.

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Learning Health System Updates: A new paper published

Prechter Program collaborator, Dr. Alexandra Vinson, published a paper discussing how the LHS model of healthcare can create meaningful change.

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New "Ask the Doctor" Column for bp Magazine:

Dr. Sperry writes about dealing with intense emotions and exploring emotion regulation techniques.

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Free Community Events - Join Us!

Prevention Starts with All: The Chris Herren Story

Date: March 8, 2023

Time: 7:00-9:00 PM ET

Details: At the Michigan Theatre, former NBA athlete Chris Herren will share his journey to sobriety, touching on the disease of addiction. Chris's talk will be followed by a Q&A with the community.

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'Well Aware' webinar with Michigan Medicine

Date: March 9, 2023

Time: 12:00-1:00PM ET

Details: Well-Aware free webinar "Awe-Inspiring Research: Bridging the Gap Between Science Fiction and Reality." Prechter Program faculty member Dr. Sue O'Shea will be on the panel.

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Mind Matters: Interventional Psychiatry & Emerging Therapies

Date: April 12, 2023

Time: 7:00-8:30PM ET

Details: Free webinar that will highlight and educate about Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), and Ketamine Infusion Therapy.

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How You Can Help

The mission of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program is to discover the mechanisms that contribute to bipolar disorder, predict and improve outcomes, and develop effective, innovative treatments. Click the link below to learn more about how to become a research participant.

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