Bright Nights-Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Tuesday, October 23

6:30 - 8:30 pm


, Community Room


Bipolar Disorder can be a devastating illness, for both individuals and families. It is a chronic disease with unstable and unpredictable moods. However, the positive news is that bipolar disorder is treatable and new research advances are underway. Join us to learn more about the latest research on the causes and treatments for this disease.  The Bright Nights Community Forum will begin with an overview of bipolar disorder. This will be followed by a Q & A and discussion session between the audience and panel. The panel is comprised of:

Josh Bess, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry
Lindsey Mortenson, M.D., Outpatient Chief Resident, University of Michigan
Jennifer Montgomery, MSW, LLMSW, University of Michigan
Amy Rendon, WCHO Clinician at Packard Health & supervisor for the integrated health programs  (link:


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