Bipolar Disorder can be a devastating illness, for both individuals and families. It is a chronic disease with unstable and unpredictable moods. However, it is possible for those living with bipolar disorder and their families to live well and to thrive. At this event experts from the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program and Gesher Human Services will discuss wellness and creative expressions: how art plays an important role is establishing and maintaining wellness.
In collaboration with Gesher Human Services, this event will be moderated by Paul Blatt, Gesher President and CEO and will feature short presentations by Craig Nowak, Gesher Creative Expressions Program Coordinator, Melvin McInnis, M.D., Director of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program, Clifton Philips, Vice President of Gesher Residential/Supportive Housing, and a panel of lived experience experts to answer the audience’s questions.
Doors open at 6:30PM. Event begins at 7:00 PM and will end at 9:00 PM.
This event is sponsored by Congregation Shaarey Zedek.