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Welcome to Bipolar Australia

Bipolar Australia is the peak national, not-for-profit organisation, supporting everyone affected by bipolar disorders, including people with the condition, their families and carers, mental health services and professionals.

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Raise community awareness about Bipolar Disorder

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Provide broad-based education programs regarding the condition

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Promote a positive understanding of bipolar among health care professionals and service providers

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Encourage the formation of bipolar support groups

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What is Bipolar?

Bipolar Disorder is a serious life long mental health condition which features pronounced mood swings. The condition was formerly known as manic depression.

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Let's celebrate
World Bipolar Day
on 30 March 2024

World Bipolar Day is a day for connection, outreach and coming together in solidarity around the goal of increasing awareness, acceptance and funding for bipolar disorder.

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Blow Bubbles for Bipolar
Our core initiative is Blow Bubbles for Bipolar, which gives everyone affected by the condition a fun and easy activity that can be used to celebrate the occasion with colleagues, friends, and family.

Services Directory

Find places where you can access help and support regarding Bipolar Disorder.

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Bipolar Disorder Course

It is our great pleasure to introduce our free e-learning course developed by Bipolar Australia, designed to help you learn about the definition of bipolar disorder, how it is different from other illnesses, how to identify the different types of bipolar disorder and their key signs and symptoms, treatments including diagnosis, medications, therapies, mood tracking & wellness plans treatments, as well as the role of carers, family and friends in Bipolar Disorder management. We hope you enjoy the content.

WE ARE PROUD TO WELCOME OUR NEW BOARD DIRECTORS

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GEORGE MAVROS
- CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

George is an experienced Business and Life Coach, leading ETSI Consulting Pty Ltd. With over 40 years in the field, he's worked with hundreds of companies and trained thousands of individuals in sales and marketing. He's also an author and active in charitable organizations including the Ross Hutchison Foundation.

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ASSOC. PROF. GREG DE MOORE
- DIRECTOR

Associate Professor Greg de Moore is a consultant psychiatrist with Western Sydney local health district, as well as an historian, mental health advocate and author of several books including Finding Sanity: John Cade, Lithium and the Taming of Bipolar Disorder, highlighting significant Australian mental health achievements.

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18-10-2023 with the NSW Minister and Shadow Minister for Mental Health

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The Hon. Rose Jackson, MLC, NSW Minister for Mental Health

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Robyn Preston, NSW Shadow Minister for Mental Health

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