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Information Sheets (Self-help and information for caretakers)

Links to workbooks and worksheets full of hands-on activities for those who are struggling with bipolar disorder to complete. These sheets are designed to implement strategies as well as provide information.

International Bipolar Foundation

This website has an education section, a resources section, and a list of programs. They promote strategies such as a hotline, living with bipolar book, bipolar FAQs, and stories of hope and recovery.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

This organization “envisions wellness” for those living with mood disorders. They offer a range of support groups, do research and publish it on their website, and advocate for the rights of those struggling with mental illness to choose their own paths.

Psyber Guide for digital health resources

This website provides an extensive list of apps that are categorized into lists for different areas that an individual might be struggling in. For example, there are apps for those who suffer from OCD, stress & anxiety, lack of sleep, and more.

Mental Health America for support groups

MHA places a heavy emphasis on the importance of inclusion and peer support. They have several different programs for those struggling in place as well as training programs to become a supportive peer to others.


SAMHSA is a free, 24/7, year-round, confidential hotline designed for those who struggle with mental and/or substance use disorders. The hotline is intended to make referrals and provide information to those struggling.

Shareable Resources on Mental Health Illness Awareness

This page displays a variety of infographics and social media friendly videos and photos to share with the goal of using these platforms to spread awareness for mental illness.

American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association provides pages of content for many mental disorders, including expert Q&A, patient stories, and informational summaries of what the disorder entails.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI is dedicated to helping those who deal with mental illness. Their main goal is for people who live with mental disorders to be supported by their communities and have access to resources and adequate help. They do this through empowerment, compassion, inclusion, and hope.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

This resource provides a lengthy and detailed compilation of everything you need to know about various mental disorders. For bipolar, they have a list of extensive research, information to help the families of those suffering, clinical resources, and a list of pertinent books.

American Psychological Association

The APA is a well respected scientific and professional organization that includes links to databases and articles centered around psychology as well as news, publications, and informational pages. Their page on bipolar disorder describes the illness as well as well as providing links for what one can do and relevant news articles.

Mental Health America

A leading nonprofit in the US dedicated to promoting mental wellness. They do this through advocacy, education, research, and services. Their website has tools for mental wellness, resources, information on different mental health treatments, and more.

National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives

Gives useful state-by-state information about Psychiatric Advance Directives, which are legal documents that detail a person’s preferences for future mental health treatment and are later used when that person is experiencing a mental health crisis.

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation is the #1 non-governmental funderof mental health research grants. They have put $31 million towards bipolar disorder research since 1987. Committed to easing the suffering from mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to breakthroughs in research and knowledge.

Healthy Place

Declares the most important thing in a person’s life to be “peace of mind.” Offers psychological tests, breaking mental health news, and information on an array of mental illnesses.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Overview of Bipolar disorder, complete with treatment, diagnosis, risk factors, and signs and symptoms. NIMH generally has access to information about mental disorders and the latest mental health research.

Garrett’s Space

Located in Ann Arbor; a place where participants can meet up twice a week to engage in group discussions, movement activities, get support, and seek a space to unite over similar challenges due to mental health. The goal is for people to openly talk about their struggles and feel more comfortable and casual being vulnerable around peers rather than a clinical setting.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Outlines warning signs, risk factors, and what leads to suicide. Offers a hotline toboth call and text. Website contains real stories and mental health resources.

Campus Mind Works

A website designed for U of M students to get information and a list of resourcesfor mental illnesses.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

A student service on the University of Michigan campus that focuses on providingclinical treatment, prevention and education, mental health wellness, and researchand data work.

Wolverine Wellness

A sector of UHS dedicated to mental wellness at Michigan. Offers mental healthservices.