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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


Provide broad-based education programs regarding the condition


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


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.

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.

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World Bipolar Day

Bipolar Australia hosted a wonderful Gala Dinner to celebrate World Bipolar Day. There was a fantastic lineup of speakers presenting on the evening and we've made all the recordings available on the World Bipolar Day page. Thank you to everyone who attended and for your generous donations to help us continue our mission.

Gala Dinner 2023

Support Groups

What's New

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Support Us

With your support, we can ensure that every Australian affected by this condition, and every carer, knows that bipolar can be diagnosed, treated, and well managed, and we can ensure that they have the support they need to recover.

Bipolar Australia gratefully acknowledges the past and present support of the following entities

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We wish to acknowledge the custodians of the land on which we stand. We wish to pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors, and to the elders past and present and future generations.

Bipolar Australia Limited is endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient. Your donations of $2 or more are all Tax Deductible.

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