We often support and engage in voluntary work. Here is a list of some Bipolar Non-Profits across the world. If your organisation is not included in our list please feel free to get in touch and we will be happy to include it.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
The mission of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is to provide hope, help, and support to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders. DBSA pursues and accomplishes this mission through peer-based, recovery-oriented, empowering services and resources when people want them, where they want them, and how they want to receive them.
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses. The organization fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically based tools and information written in language the general public can understand. DBSA supports research to promote more timely diagnosis, develop more effective and tolerable treatments, and discover a cure. The organization works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably. DBSA was founded in 1985.
Hellenic Bipolar Organisation (EDO)
Greece's Premier NGO for Bipolar Disorder and Depression.
EDO the Hellenic Bipolar Organisation provides education, support, and advocacy services for the Greek bipolar community. It was founded in 2008 in the memory of George Malliaris.
The organisation supports the development of patient led self-help groups, promotes research and works to provide through private partners the most effective treatment services to patients with Bipolar disorder and Depression.
MDF The Bipolar Organisation (now Bipolar UK) is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.
We work to enable people affected by bipolar (also known as manic depression) to take control of their lives.
We work by:
Supporting and developing self-help opportunities for people affected by bipolar
Expanding and developing the information services about bipolar
Influencing the improvement of treatments and services to promote recovery
Advocating against discrimination and promoting the social inclusion and rights of people affected by bipolar
Being an independent charitable organisation with sufficient resources to sustain and develop our services to meet the needs of individuals affected by bipolar today and tomorrow.
Manic Depression Fellowship (Scotland) was formed in 1992 and became a company limited by guarantee in 1996. In 2004, the Fellowship’s name was changed to Bipolar Fellowship Scotland. In 2010 it was agreed that the organisation should be re-named Bipolar Scotland.
Bipolar Scotland is a membership-based voluntary sector organisation. It is administered by a Board of Directors. The majority of directors either have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or care for someone with the diagnosis. Bipolar Scotland employ a team of staff who are responsible for carrying out its work.
The aims of Bipolar Scotland are to provide information, support and advice for people affected by bipolar disorder, their carers and others with an interest in its work.
International Bipolar Foundation
International Bipolar Foundation is a not for profit organization based in San Diego whose mission is to eliminate Bipolar Disorder through the advancement of research; to promote and enhance care and support services; and to erase associated stigma through public education.
We are made up of a founding Executive Board, a Scientific Advisory Board, Honorary Board and Consumer Advisory Board. Reporting to the Executive Board are 4 committees who address the pieces of our mission.