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Supporting people with bipolar disorder in work and educational settings: A knowledge translation project

Dr. Erin Michalak, Mood Disorders Centre | Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia

The CREST.BD team produced three videos on work life and bipolar disorder. The video series covered a number of issues commonly encountered in the work lives of people who live with bipolar disorder.

The video series features Victoria Maxwell, an actor and CREST.BD network member who lives well with bipolar disorder, CREST.BD Network Member Sara Lapsley, and (real!) healthcare providers from the CREST.BD team including psychiatrist Dr. Chris Gorman.

1. Finding the right fit between you, your career, and your bipolar disorder.

2. Making use of support services such as occupational therapy

3. Disclosure in the workplace.

4. Bipolar Wellness Centre - Education & Bipolar Disorder

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