NASMHPD's webinar on Bipolar Disorders and Intervention Strategies for Optimizing Positive Outcomes

Dr. Ellen Frank discusses various facets of bi-polar disorder related to: its manifestation; prevalence; goals of treatment; common psychiatric and physical co-morbidities; its effect on diverse physiological systems; the importance of early identification and intervention; and different types of effective treatment approaches. Dr. Frank is joined by Allen Doederlein, the President of the Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, who discusses the benefits and roles of peer support in helping individuals to recover and live happy and fulfilling.


  • Ellen Frank, PhD; Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Allen Doederlein, President of the Depression Bipolar Support Alliance

Date of webinar: June 25, 2014

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For questions or additional information about the webinar, please contact
Pat Shea
, Deputy Director, Office of Technical Assistance, NASMHPD.