Shareable Resources on Bipolar Disorder
Use these resources to raise awareness about bipolar disorder.
Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Bipolar disorder is typically diagnosed during late adolescence (teen years) or early adulthood. Although the symptoms may vary over time, bipolar disorder usually requires lifelong treatment. For more information on bipolar disorder, visit the health topic page or view the available brochures.
Help raise awareness about bipolar disorder by sharing information and materials based on the latest research.
Share these Graphics and Social Media Messages
Download and share these informational graphics to help raise awareness about bipolar disorder. You can share the text and image directly to your Facebook News Feed or Story by clicking on the button to the right of the graphic. NIMH encourages you to use the hashtag #ShareNIMH in your social media posts to connect with people and organizations with similar goals. For more ideas on how to use these education and awareness resources, visit our help page.
Let's Talk About Bipolar Disorder
Help raise awareness about bipolar disorder by sharing informational materials based on the latest research. Share science. Share hope. https://go.usa.gov/xG5E4 #shareNIMH
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens
Bipolar disorder symptoms can make it hard for young people to perform well in school or to get along with friends and family members. Some children and teens with bipolar disorder may try to hurt themselves or attempt suicide. Know the signs and symptoms: https://go.usa.gov/xyxvw #shareNIMH
Bipolar Disorder in Teens and Young Adults: Know the Signs
Bipolar disorder is not the same as the typical ups and downs every kid goes through. The mood swings are more extreme and accompanied by changes in sleep, energy level, and the ability to think clearly. Know the signs and symptoms: https://go.usa.gov/xdezM #shareNIMH
Spread the Word with these Social Media Messages
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Bipolar disorder or manic-depressive illness is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels & the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Visit our website to learn more about bipolar disorder: https://go.usa.gov/xf8fp #shareNIMH
Use Videos to Educate Others
Click “Copy link” to copy the video URL and post these videos on social media, or embed them on your website.
NIMH Expert Discusses Bipolar Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults: Learn the signs, symptoms, and treatments of bipolar disorder as well as tips for managing bipolar disorder during the pandemic.
Mental Illness in Difficult Times: Dr. Richard Nakamura, the former Director for the Center for Scientific Review at NIH discusses his family’s struggle with mental illness.
PsychENCODE - The Brain's Molecular Architecture: Learn more about the PsychENCODE program and what it reveals about the genetic underpinnings of conditions like bipolar disorder.