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The wit and wisdom of Carrie Fisher
1/27/2010
bp Magazine’s Winter 2010 issue celebrates five years of bp Magazine, including an intimate conversation with actress, writer and Broadway star, Carrie Fisher.

Tackling stigma from the stage
11/09/2009
bp Magazine's fall cover story takes readers behind the scenes of the Tony Award-winning show, Next to Normal, as they tackle stigma from the stage.

Bipolar Goes to Hollywood!
8/03/2009
Read bp Magazine’s latest cover story on how Hollywood is stepping up to educate viewers by showing more responsible portrayals of people with bipolar.

Confronting Mania's Secret Symptom
4/20/2009
In this issue, bp Magazine takes an in-depth look at one of the more sensitive topics you'll ever see covered on its pages: hypersexuality, a common but widely misunderstood symptom associated with bipolar disorder.

Making Amends
1/21/2009
If you’re looking for something to warm you heart and soul, this issue of bp Magazine won’t disappoint. The inspiring cover story, "The Power of Amends," takes an in-depth look at the challenges and rewards that come from trying to make things right with loved ones we’ve wronged.

bp Magazine new edition: Tackling Anger
10/06/2008
Anger. Everyone experiences this intense emotion from time to time. It's a normal, usually healthy response to internal or external events. But when we can't control our anger-and instead let anger control us-it can jeopardize our personal and professional relationships, which in turn deteriorates our quality of life.

Someone To Lean On
7/07/2008
bp Magazine brings you their latest cover story, which looks at the invaluable support that friends and family provide individuals with bipolar disorder.

Older. With bipolar.
4/14/2008
A new medical specialty emerges

Canada's Former First Lady Margaret Trudeau Reaches Out
2/25/2008
For years, Margaret Trudeau thought her up and down moods were just part of life only later to find they were a result of bipolar disorder.

Latest NIMH Study on Bipolar Disorder
4/03/2007
NAMI responds to the Archives of General Psychiatry that published a study on the effectiveness of psychosocial treatments for bipolar disorder.

New study on bipolar disorder released
3/30/2007
Study from the New England Journal of Medicine on the effect of antidepressants on bipolar disorder.

African American Families and Mental Health: What You Need to Know
3/28/2007
NAMI has released A Family Guide to Mental Health: What You Need to Know, oriented especially to African-American families affected by medical illnesses such as major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Anti-Stigma Campaign Launched
12/04/2006
New public service announcements targeted to 18-25 year olds are designed to decrease the negative attitudes that surround mental illness.

From Mental Illness to Spiritual Wisdom: A Father-Daughter Odyssey
11/17/2006
NAMI is pleased to present the full audio of this moving presentation by Tom and Barb Zanzig, who found profound spiritual lessons in learning to cope with bipolar disorder as a family member and consumer, respectively.

The Top Ten Ways to Support Your Mate
10/16/2006
If your spouse or loved one has recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, you may be wondering what exactly to expect and how best to show your support.

"The First 48 Hours with Bipolar Disorder"
8/22/2006
Whether or not to tell your friends and family about bipolar disorder is a difficult decision. Here you'll find tips on how and what to share.

True or False? The Top 10 Myths About Bipolar Disorder
6/05/2006
NAMI has partnered with HealthCentral.com to bring you relevant information from their website. Learn more about the 10 myths about bipolar disorder.

Surveys Reveal Gap in Understanding of Bipolar Disorder
10/06/2005
Despite advances in diagnosis and treatment options, public understanding about bipolar disorder remains low, according to two surveys released by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on October 6th – Bipolar Disorder Awareness Day. A public knowledge survey, conducted by Harris Interactive®1, shows that even though eight out of ten U.S. adults (82%) claim to know what bipolar disorder is, less than two-thirds (64%) can correctly define bipolar disorder from a list of descriptions of several mental illnesses.

Participate in Research
10/12/2004
Individuals with bipolar disorder often use drugs and/or alcohol, complicating their symptoms and treatment. Clinical researchers at UCLA are trying to better understand when and why this happens.

Managing Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder
7/19/2004
Careful planning for pregnancy can help women with bipolar disorder optimally manage their illness to minimize their symptoms and avoid risks to the fetus.

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