The Balanced Mind Parent Network wins $250,000 Contest from Pepsi Refresh
Funds will expand support for youth battling stigma and isolation of depression and bipolar disorder
An article from the Psychiatric Times. "How often do the known do the risks of antipsychotics outweigh uncertain clinical benefits? Before jumping to conclusions, it is important to consider what we know and what we do not know about antipsychotic prescribing to young people."
Our 100+ volunteers are the backbone of the The Balanced Mind Parent Network support programs. Their commitment to our families and children shows in the many ways that they give back on our support networks, forums, chat rooms and Family Response Team. This same commitment is showing in their enthusiasm and energy for the Pepsi Refresh Contest. Take a look at the YouTube videos made to support our competition:
Susie, 22 year old daughter of volunteer Roberta, shares her family’s story:
Pepsi Refresh Contest: Sample Letter for Outreach to High Schools
To download this press release in Microsoft Word format, click the link at the bottom of the page.
PARENT GROUP SEEKS PEPSI GRANT TO FIGHT YOUTH DEPRESSION & BIPOLAR
Click the link to download a short description of The Balanced Mind Parent Network's entry in the Pepsi Refresh Project in Microsoft Word format.
The Balanced Mind Parent Network & the Pepsi Refresh Project
To address a shortage of child and adolescent psychiatrists in Ohio, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Ohio Department of Mental Health, and provider organizations across the state have launched Pediatric Psychiatry Network, an easy-access consultation and support service for primary care physicians.
Top Ten Best-Selling Books on Bipolar for Parents, Kids and Teens; The Balanced Mind Parent Network Bookstore, 2010
This article lists The Balanced Mind Parent Network's top 10 bestselling books on bipolar for 2010.
Note: When you order any product from Amazon.com via the links in this article, The Balanced Mind Parent Network receives between 4-7% of the purchase price.
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The Balanced Mind Parent Network Pepsi Refresh Project flyer