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World Bipolar Day

World Bipolar Day

IN THE March 24 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
andMental Health,
andRebecca Potts
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by Rebecca Potts


March 30 is World Bipolar Day. The date was chosen for the artist Vincent Van Gogh’s birthday, after psychiatrists determined that he very likely had Bipolar Disorder when he was alive.

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Why a World Bipolar Day?

IN THE March 28 ISSUE

FROM THE 2015 Articles,
andMental Health,
andMuffy Walker
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by Muffy Walker




World Diabetes Day, World Cancer Day, and even World Egg Day. And now, drum roll please, World Bipolar Day (WBD). WBD is a day to bring about awareness of bipolar disorder. It is the brainchild of Dr. Pichet Udomratn, a member of the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD), who collaborated with International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) and International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) to bring his idea to fruition. Now each year, WBD will be celebrated on March 30, the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh, who was posthumously diagnosed as probably having bipolar disorder.

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by Jennifer Marshall



March 30 is the first ever World Bipolar Day. We thought it would be perfect to have a guest post by Jennifer Marshall of Bipolar Mom Life to help us celebrate! Details on how to win a copy of Jennifer’s book Find Your Brave at the end of this post.

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