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World Bipolar Day - Questions Unanswered?

Free
Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

March 30th is World Bipolar Day. To mark this significant internationally recognised day, Deakin University's IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, Barwon Health and Geelong Regional Libraries are pleased to present a community event World Bipolar Day - Questions Unanswered?.

The free event aims to build knowledge about bipolar disorder, and support the broader World Bipolar Day vision of reducing the social stigma that often surrounds mental illnesss. 

This community forum will give you access to three panelists with three very different perspectives, Daniel G. Taylor (mental health copywriter, speaker and facilitator for Geelong Bipolar Disorder Support Group), Darren Riggon (Clinical Co-ordinator Jigsaw Young Person's Health Service) and Professor Michael Berk (Internationally recognised researcher and expert in bipolar disorder)

Join us in sharing the research, resources and realities of bipolar disorder.

A Q & A session will follow the presentations. 

  • Geelong Library and Heritage Centre Thursday, 30 March 2017 -
    5:30pm to 7:30pm

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