SAY IT FORWARD 2015

October 12th – 18th

#EliminateTheBarrier

EDUCATE & INSPIRE

When it comes to mental health conditions, silence is not golden. Silence breeds stigma, and stigma hurts. It prevents people from seeking life-saving treatment and support. International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) hopes that you will join forces with us to educate and inspire people to learn the facts, and talk about mental illness to eliminate the barrier of stigma.

60

Million people worldwide live with bipolar disorder

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The number of people we are trying to reach. Please help.

TAKE ACTION

Help us Say It Forward to eliminate the barrier by choosing messages from below to share this week via your choice of social media, email, or all three! Reach out to as many individuals as possible and encourage everyone to learn the truth about mental illness this week of October 12th through 18th! #SayItForward #EliminateTheBarrier

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Send an Email

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  • 60 million people worldwide live with bipolar disorder.

    60 million people worldwide live with bipolar disorder. #SayItForward so those affected know they are not alone. #EliminateTheBarrier at sayitforwardcampaign.org...

  • Many people are afraid to seek treatment

    Many people are afraid to seek treatment because of the stigma associated with bipolar disorder. #EliminateTheBarrier and #SayItForward so people aren’t afraid to get the help they need. Learn more at sayitforwardcampaign.org...

  • Bipolar disorder can affect anyone

    Bipolar disorder can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, religion, or socioeconomic status. #SayItForward to spread awareness. #EliminateTheBarrier at sayitforwardcampaign.org...

  • When treated

    When treated, 70-90% of people with bipolar disorder see a significant reduction in symptoms and improved quality of life. #SayItForward so others know recovery is possible. #EliminateTheBarrier at sayitforwardcampaign.or...

  • People with Bipolar

    People with bipolar disorder are not dangerous or violent. People with serious mental health challenges are actually more likely to be victims of violence than perpetrators. #SayItForward to bust the stereotype and #EliminateTheBarrier of stigma. Learn more at sayitforwardcampaign.org...

  • EliminateTheBarrier of Stigma

    #EliminateTheBarrier of Stigma by sharing your experience with bipolar disorder. Your story can show others that having bipolar disorder is nothing to be ashamed of. #SayItForward at sayitforwardcampaign.org...

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60 million people affected with bipolar

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Many people suffer from bipolar

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When treated

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People with bipolar disorder are not dangerous or violent

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Bipolar disorder can affect anyone

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#EliminateTheBarrier of Stigma by sharing your experience with bipolar disorder

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Send an Email

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