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Resources for BP info meds and other help
snowyowl33 posted:

This was last posted by Sky (thanks hon) but I thought it was time to post it again. I have also added a few more websites with some really good info.

Cheers Snowy

or anyone who needs it...

This is a re-post from May, 2008, periodically posted again & updated for reference.

Helpful resources: = BOOKS =

"01CHow to Survive your Bipolar Brain (and stay functional)"01D By Bob Bradley

"01CBipolar Disorder Demystified"01D by Lana R. Castle

"01CBipolar Disorder for Dummies "01D by Candida Fink MD

"01CMadness: A Bipolar Life"01D by Marya Hornbacher

"01CA Mood Apart"01D by Peter C. Whybrow MD

"01CA Brilliant Madness"01D by Patty Duke

"01CThe Bipolar Child"01D by Demitri Papolos, M.D., and Janice Papolos

"01CWe Heard the Angels of Madness"01D by Diane and Lisa Berger

"01CThe Complete Idiot"019s Guide to Managing Your Moods"01D by Psy. D., ASPP, John D. Preston

"01CAn Unquiet Mind"01D by Kay Redfield Jamison

"The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide" by David Miklowski MD

"The Bipolar Workbook Tools For Controlling Your Mood Swings" by Monica Basco, PhD

"Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life" by Martin E. P. Seligman

= WEBSITES = (24 hr chat) (for significant others) (Free 24/7 live IM counselors) (national Alliance for mental Illness) - they have 1400 local chapters in every state and provide information and resources FREE (find out drug reviews and side effects from other patients) (helpline for emotional support/suicide prevention worldwide)

= Help-lines =

Hope Line Network: (800) 422-HOPE (1-800-422-4673)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: (toll free) (800) 273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center: (800) 789-2647

Mental Health America:(800) 969-6642

The Alcoholism and Addiction Treatment Hotline (800) 993-1161

Nationwide Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center Hotline (866) 96-SOBER (1-866-967-6237)

Substance Abuse Help: (800) 622-HELP

1-800-ADA-Work (for job discrimination/accomodation help)

1-888-4PPA-Now ( for help getting free meds) also the same organization can be found at

JFK in 1963 signed a law that put a mental health clinic in every county in the US. You can find these by looking in the blue pages ( gov) of your phone book under mental health.




David Crane

Suite 387 (Box 138) 401 Richmond St.

West Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5V 3A8

Tel: 416/822-2107 Fax: 416/926-8048


Additonally Here's a link in Canada to the world renown Mental Health hospital CAMH (it's a huge site thus the address is long and I have copied the one that brings you right to the Bipolar info page)

Hope these help!
Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out

(only author I know was the one who wrote it on the bathroom stall....Anon)
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Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out (only author I know was the one who wrote it on the bathroom stall....Anon)
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bump for SC4
Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out (only author I know was the one who wrote it on the bathroom stall....Anon)

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