May 3, 2018

Bright Nights Community Forum: "Understanding Bipolar Disorder" in Dearborn

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Henry Ford Centennial Library, Auditorium
16301 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, Michigan

A presentation by Melvin McInnis, M.D., Research Director for the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program at the University of Michigan, and a panel of experts to answer the audience’s questions. 

Bipolar disorder can be a devastating illness, for both individuals and families. It is a chronic disease with unstable and unpredictable moods. However, the positive news is that bipolar disorder is treatable, and new research advances are underway.

Join experts from the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program at the University of Michigan Depression Center to learn more about the latest research on the causes and treatments for bipolar disorder.


Melvin McInnis, M.D., Prechter Program
Christine Ribbens Grimm, BSN, RN, Prechter Program
Ed Jouney, D.O., M.S., University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry 
Arash Javanbakht, M.D., Wayne State University, Director of Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic
Hawra Altaee, M.S.W., M.A., ACCESS Community Health and Research Center, Program Manager, Behavioral Health Programs


Free and open to the public, but we ask that you pre-register. Please email if you have any questions about this event.