Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

$39M Awarded to Bipolar Disorder Research since 1987

Key Figures

5.7 million

Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans or about 2.6% of the U.S. population age 18 and older every year.*

60 million people

Bipolar disorder affects about 60 million people worldwide.*

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From A Nightmare Childhood, a Happy Path Forward

It was in eighth grade that Maureen Gillespie began feeling like she was no longer herself. She experienced hallucinations and unexplained bursts of anger. She started acting out. One time she saw John and Bobby Kennedy in her bedroom. Another time, she wandered out of school for recess and didn’t...