Hiring For the Bipolar Youth Action Project – Peer Researchers

We are seeking creative, curious youth, 19 to 25, who live with bipolar disorder, for The Bipolar Youth Action Project! Excited about this project? Apply if you are: –an English speaker between 19 and 25 -with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder –willing to commit to a 2 year project –a resident of Victoria OR Comox/Courtenay/Campbell […]

BDSBC Annual General Meeting – July 21 6-7pm

BIPOLAR DISORDER SOCIETY OF BC Notice of Annual General Meeting Monday July 21, 2014, 6:00 p.m. Camosun College, Lansdowne Campus, Fisher Building, Room 100, Lecture Hall 3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria BC   Members and Friends of the Bipolar Disorder Society are asked to attend this important and brief one hour meeting, to set future […]

Clara's Big Ride

Welcome to the Clara's Big Ride Events Page! On March 14, 2014, Bell Let’s Talk is going even further. Now in its fourth year, they are taking the conversation around the country, transforming it into an event where Clara Hughes (six time Olympic medalist) will be riding 12,000 km, 110 days, 95 community stops.  Clara’s […]

Come Join our Bell Let's Talk – Twitter Heroes Team!

Bell Let’s Talk Twitter Heroes Thanks for reading and welcome!   I hope you will consider becoming a Bell Let’s Talk Twitter Hero for the month of January 2014! Healthy Minds Canada www.healthymindscanada.ca is leading a Bell Let's Talk campaign!  What does this entail?  It is actually very impactful and means making a huge difference in the […]

Vancouver Foundation Gives Major Grant to BDSBC and CREST BD for the 'Bipolar Youth Action Project'

BDSBC is thrilled to share great news just in time for the holidays! Team member at CREST BD, Dr. Erin Michalak, in partnership with Andrea Paquette, Executive Director of the Bipolar Disorder Society of British Columbia (BDSBC), has received funding from the Vancouver Foundation’s Health and Medical Education/Research Grants for a study entitled, ‘The Bipolar […]

The Bipolar Youth Action Project – Summary of Findings

The  Bipolar Youth  Action Project –  Beginning the Conversation   The Bipolar Disorder Society of BC and CREST.BD are currently writing a grant proposal for the Vancouver Foundation to conduct a study called the Bipolar Youth Action Project (BYAP).  It is an innovative, youth-focused and youth-led project that will train and challenge young adults aged […]

Join us for STIGMA STOMP DAY – Friday, June 14 from 12-3pm

FIRST 200 PEOPLE ATTENDING GET A FREE STIGMA STOMP T-SHIRT We are pleased to invite you to our 2nd Annual charity awareness event Stigma Stomp Day hosted by the Bipolar Disorder Society of BC, Bipolar Babe Project. The event consists of hosting Victoria’s community in Centennial Square, downtown Victoria on Friday June 14, 2013 from […]

Bipolar Babe Wins National Council Award for Mental Health Mentorship

Since 1997, the Reintegration Awards, supported by Eli Lilly and Company, have celebrated the achievements of those in the community who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of individuals with serious mental illnesses, and the achievements of those living with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder who battle tremendous odds to improve their own lives and the […]