This section contains resources of interest to those who treat patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder, including suicide prevention, family therapy and MBCT training and techniques, as well as handouts and other resources to recommend to patients.

Lithium Information Center at the Madison Institute of Medicine

Founded in 1975, the Lithium Information Center is a resource for information on lithium treatment of bipolar disorders and on other medical and biological applications of lithium. Currently the Center has more than 44,000 references on file. Information is readily available on all aspects of the biomedical uses of lithium including:

The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Your Mind from Chronic Unhappiness

Paperback: 273 pages
Publisher: The Guilford Press; First Printing edition (June 2, 2007)
ISBN-10: 1593851286
ISBN-13: 978-1593851286

Mindfulness Research Guide

Mindfulness Research Guide is a comprehensive electronic resource and publication database that provides information to researchers, practitioners, and the general public on the scientific study of mindfulness.

Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

YouTube video featuring Mark Williams, discussing the 8-week mindfulness treatment he has developed.

"MINDFULNESS reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness, and exhaustion. It promotes the kind of happiness and peace that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet the worst that life throws at you with new courage. "

Treating Bipolar Disorder: A Clinician's Guide to Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy

A Clinician's Guide to Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy
Publisher: The Guilford Press; 1 edition (April 24, 2007)
ISBN-10: 159385465X
ISBN-13: 978-1593854652

Clinicians Manual and Handouts for FFT

From the Childhood & Adolescent Mood Disorders Program web site, there are a series of downloadable pdfs on Family-Focused Treatment (FFT). There is a 93-page clinicians manual and a series of handouts for patients.

PCH Psychological Care & Healing Treatment Center

Mental health treatment center specializing in mood disorders located in Los Angeles, California

Equilibrium the Bipolar Foundation

Equilibrium aims to become the foremost international partnership organisation working to advance the understanding and treatment of bipolar disorder; it also seeks to address the stigma and prejudice that often surrounds bipolar disorder.

Randye Semple: Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Children

Randye Semple, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Author, discusses the benefits of
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for anxious children and adolescents.
Complete Bridging Hearts & Minds of Youth conference audio and video available from More Than Sound: