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.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is the largest organization of child and adolescent psychiatrists. The site includes many educational materials and extensive lists of available child psychiatrists and how to contact them.

NIMH Publications

National Institute of Mental Health Publications provides excellent up-to-date information on the symptoms, course, causes and treatment of bipolar disorder. Separate sections are devoted to child and adolescent bipolar illness, suicide, medical treatments, and their side effects, co-occurring illnesses, psychosocial treatments, sources of help for individuals and families, and clinical research studies.

Order free publications: five free fact sheets on bipolar disorder

The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder, Third Edition

The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder, Third Edition
Author: Demitri Papolos
Publisher: Broadway; 3rd edition (October 2, 2007)
ISBN-10: 0767928601
ISBN-13: 978-0767928601

Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach, Second Edition

Publisher: The Guilford Press; Second Edition edition (February 8, 2010)
ISBN-10: 1606236458
ISBN-13: 978-1606236451

Mayo Clinic's Page on Bipolar Disorder

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of "the needs of the patient come first."

Features: online health community, Mayo Clinic publications, expert FAQs and blog, stress management videos

International Society for Bipolar Disorder

Mission Statement

The Society aims to become the internationally recognized forum to foster ongoing international collaboration on education and research with an objective to advance the treatment of all aspects of bipolar disorders, resulting in improvements in outcomes/quality of life for those with bipolar disorder and their significant others.

ULifeline A Project of the Jed Foundation

ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.

Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation

First charitable organization dedicated to the support of research on early-onset bipolar disorder; started by Demitri and Janice Papolos