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Ian Parker
18.12.1954 – 10.08.2005

    

Bipolar is a mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression About Bipolar Disorder Bipolar is a mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression. Bipolar disorder,  also known as ‘Manic-depression’ is a brain disorder that causes cyclical and unusual shifts in behaviour, mood thoughts, energy, and the ability to function. Depression is characterised by depressed mood, lack of interest, sleep and appetite changes, feelings of guilt poor concentration and suicidal thoughts. This can alternate with mania, which is characterised by elevation of mood, inflated self-esteem, decreased sleep need, increased energy, racing thoughts, increased goal directed activity especially pleasurable ones.

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Bipolar Disorder is indiscriminate of age, gender and skin colour  

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Welcome to the Embrace 4 Bipolar Webathon – Liverstream August 8th 2015

                              www.embrace4bipolar.com.au

To purchase tickets: http://bit.ly/1RVgguq   To make a donation:  http://bit.ly/1RVgguq

To become a sponsor email:  embrace4bipolar@gmail.com

Help Embrace 4 Bipolar Webathon make a difference: www.give.everydayhero.com

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‘Embrace’ the IPBRF and Support Bipolar Research to Help Find a Cure for Bipolar         Donate »

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‘In Memory’ Funeral Service Donation Envelopes – In Lieu of Flowers: ( Please visit ‘Donate’ button above for full details )

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‘Together we will make a difference toward Mental Health and wish to thank each for the many ongoing donations toward Bipolar Research’

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CAROL SMIT IS THE FOUNDER OF THE INAUGURAL AND ONLY BIPOLAR RESEARCH FUND IN AUSTRALIA,

REGISTERED AS THE IAN PARKER BIPOLAR RESEARCH FUND #11676 and PARTNERED WITH THE

AUSTRALIAN ROTARY HEALTH PHD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR BIPOLAR RESEARCH

CAROL SMIT IS PERMITTED TO RAISE FUNDS FOR BIPOLAR RESEARCH ON BEHALF OF AND UNDER

THE AUSPICES OF THE AUSTRALIAN ROTARY HEALTH PHD RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Supporting healthier minds, bodies and communities through research, awareness and education.

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WELCOME TO OUR IPBRF NATIONAL AMBASSADORS 2013 – 2015

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Carol Smit extends our CONGRATULATIONS and  a HUGE WELCOME to our NATIONAL AMBASSADORS

Roy Maloy – Melbourne – Samanatha Brunskill Wagga Wagga - Kelly – Anne (Lily) Martinez – Cairns

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NReQ3ytbdM8&feature=youtu.be

It’s time to Embrace Bipolar Disorder Australia – YouTube

Samantha Brunskill tells Australia ‘it’s time to start’ Embracing Bipolar Disorder.

Samantha was diagnosed in 2010 with Bipolar Disorder and has since been n………Watch now…

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Welcome readers to share in the launch of the inaugural online self-help Program in Australia for Bipolar Disorder

 www.moodswings.net.au

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CONGRATULATIONS and WELCOME to EMMA GLIDDON - INAUGURAL WINNER

ARH - IPBRF  PhD SCHOLARSHIP for BIPOLAR DISORDER – AUSTRALIA

Presentation Ceremony  supported by

Prof Michael Berk – Guest Speaker – Bendigo Community Bank Colac Staff - 28th April 2014

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GLOBAL JUGGLE 4 BIPOLAR CHALLENGE

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To assure your donation is directed to the IPBRF please visit main DONATE button and  reference: 

  ‘juggle4bipolarchallenge’ in provided message box- all donations of $2.00 or more are tax deductible 

See YouTube video: https://www.facebook.com/juggle4bipolarchallenge     https://twitter.com/glimpsenow 

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Carol Smit wishes to extend a HUGE ’THANK YOU’ to all Not-For-Profit Organisations, Community supporters, Business supporters and Corporate Sponsors toward raffle prizes, auction items and monetary donations, inspiration and encouragement for the continuing fundraising efforts of the Ian Parker Bipolar Research Fund toward finding a cure for Bipolar Disorder – Your involvement is helping us to bring about more ‘AWARENESS’ and a ZERO tolerance toward the ‘STIGMA’ of mental health issues – all of which will help provide a better quality environment, lessening the feelings of isolation and a reduction in suicides!

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