BiPolar Bears

Phoenix, Arizona

(480) 838-3749

The BiPolar Bears is an issues-oriented support group which meets weekly to discuss Serious Depression and BiPolar topics of common concern.

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Mission Statement

  1. Assist consumers in finding support, information, understanding, and social contact with similar consumers facing similar issues
  2. Assist consumers (especially those newly diagnosed) with a basic understanding of the disorder and to provide security in knowing others have similar concerns.
  3. Provide an onging source of information regarding government entitlements, services, referrals, medical issues, medication trials, and other information.
  4. Although the primary focus is in providing support for consumers-- parents, siblings and Significant Others (SO) may benefit in understanding family reactions to the disorder
  5. Be a group where new consumers and their families can be referred by the mental health and other communities, preferably soon after the diagnosis has been made.

Meeting Basics

BiPolar Bears of Phoenix
Meets EVERY Wednesday
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
St. Luke's Hospital
Behavioral Health Auditorium
1800 E. VanBuren
Phoenix, Arizona

Basic Participation 2018

Meetings 52
Participants 1176
Individuals 164
Average Attendance 23
Number of People attending only once 77
Topic Categories28

Meeting Location

"St. Luke's Hospital Grounds"

Park at 515 N 18th Street

St. Luke's Hospital
Order of Business
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Meeting Guidelines
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Recent Meeting Topics

Meeting Topics 2019 Annual Meeting Topics 2018
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Accomplishments 2018
2018 Accomplishments

Balance Sheet 2018
Balance Sheet
Demographics 2018
2018 Demographics
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The BiPolar Bears support group and other peer support groups are sponsored by the Mental Health Guild, an all volunteer not-for-profit 501(C)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to collaborate and support programs to improve the lives of individuals impacted by mental illness.

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For Information & Referral click here: Information and Referral

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This page updated 2/14/2019