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NYT Letter to the Editor, Re: "Researchers Fail to Reveal Full Drug Pay"'

New York Times, June 8, 2008, Letter to the Editor regarding "Researchers Fail to Reveal Full Drug Pay" by Susan Resko, The Balanced Mind Parent Network Executive Director

Chat with Joseph Biederman, M.D.

Chat With Joseph Biederman, M.D.
The Balanced Mind Parent Network Live Event Transcript

Did you miss our chat with Joseph Biederman, M.D? Read the transcript of this exciting and informative chat. The Balanced Mind Parent Network will be hosting several more expert chats this Spring. Watch your email for more details. 

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The Balanced Mind Parent Network Annual Report 2007

Click the link below to view The Balanced Mind Parent Network's Annual Report for the year ending June 30, 2009.

"Treatment needed for bipolar disorder," Chicago Tribune

"Treatment needed for bipolar disorder," Letter to the Editor, Chicago Tribune, December 5, 2007 by Susan Resko, MM, Executive Director

Educating the Child with Bipolar Disorder

Comprehensive brochure covering bipolar disorder--what it is, signs, and how it can effect a child's learning capabilities.

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Press Release: Families of Children With Bipolar Disorder Call For More Research

The The Balanced Mind Parent Network (The Balanced Mind Parent Network) calls for further research on pediatric bipolar disorder following the release of a study that reveals a 40-fold increase in the diagnosis of this devastating illness in the past ten years. The study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry [Sept 2007], is a national wake-up call: “Children have been suffering from bipolar disorder all along, just like adults, but science has recognized this only for the past decade or so.  In the 21st century, children are being diagnosed and treated when they were previously dismissed as 'bad seeds' or the product of poor parenting,” states Susan Resko, M.M., Executive Director of The Balanced Mind Parent Network.   

The Balanced Mind Parent Network 2007 Audited Financials

The Balanced Mind Parent Network 2007 Audited Financials

The Balanced Mind Parent Network Audited 2007 Financial Report

The Balanced Mind Parent Network's 2007 Audited Financial Statements

The Balanced Mind Parent Network Offers Web Site and Award-Winning Video Reach Out to Teens, Encourage Treatment

WILMETTE, IL -- The The Balanced Mind Parent Network, an advocacy organization providing education and support for families, has acquired depressedteens.com, an educational site for teens, their parents, and teachers. The site appeals directly to teen audiences, to help them recognize signs of depressive disorders, communicate openly, and seek treatment. It presents information about teen depression and bipolar disorder, and encourages reflection and discussion among young people watching the award-winning film Day for Night: Recognizing Teenage Depression. The Balanced Mind Parent Network will also distribute a DVD of the 30-minute film.

ADHD and Bipolar Disorder in Teens: Cognitive Effects

Many patients with adolescent-onset bipolar disorder have comorbid ADHD. The presence of both disorders challenges clinicians attempting to discern whether neuropsychological impairments are related to ADHD or to bipolar disorder.

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