San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us on World Bipolar Day
for an evening of education and information sharing on
youth bipolar disorder!
This is the 5th annual event hosted by Sunnybrook's Collaborative on Research and Education in Youth Bipolar Disorder (SCORE-YBD). The Collaborative is a joint effort between Sunnybrook's Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder (CYBD), parents of youth with bipolar disorder, and the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario.
This year's theme:
Exercise and the Future of Prevention, Treatment, and Research
in Youth Bipolar Disorder
Free Admission! Free Parking in garage 1!
Light refreshments will be served.
6:00 p.m - Doors open
Come early to review research posters and meet team members from CYBD, MDAO, and Sunnybrook's Family Navigation Project and P.A.R.T.Y. Program (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth)
Dr. Anthony Levitt, Chief, Brain Sciences Program; Psychiatrist, Mood Disorders Program
Personal Reflections on Youth Bipolar Disorder
Teen and parent speakers
Perspectives on Exercise from those with Lived Experience of Mood Disorders
Andrew Kcomt, Research Consultant, MDAO
Inventing the Future of Exercise as an Intervention for Youth Bipolar Disorder
Danielle Omrin & Vanessa Timmins, Social Workers/Research Coordinators, Sunnybrook Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder
How Can Aerobic Exercise Help Youth with Bipolar Disorder?
Dr. Benjamin Goldstein, Director, Sunnybrook Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder
Discussion and Questions
Meet the speakers and review research posters
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Connect with us!
For any questions regarding the event, please contact us at 416-480-5283
Join the CYBD mailing list: http://ow.ly/XREGS
Visit our website: http://sunnybrook.ca/youthbipolar
How to get here:
The hospital is located at 2075 Bayview Avenue, two traffic lights north of Eglinton Avenue East and three lights south of York Mills Road, south of Hwy 401. Free parking in Garage 1 only (see map below).
TTC / Transit:
There are three TTC bus stops on campus. Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) buses run from Lawrence and Davisville subway stations and stop outside A-Wing, M-Wing and George Hees (L-Wing).
Bayview Avenue Bus
Bayview 11 bus runs from Davisville Station on the Yonge subway line to Sunnybrook and continuing to Sheppard and/or Steeles Avenue and back.
Lawrence Avenue Bus
Lawrence 124 bus runs from Lawrence Station on the Yonge subway line to Sunnybrook and back
What are my parking options?
Please indicate whether you will require parking when registering. FREE parking will only be available in Garage 1 (see map above) anytime after 5:45pm. Parking passes will be distributed at the beginning of the event. You will only need the pass to exit the parking garage.
How can I access the webcast?
The webcast will be available on our website after the event. Please visit "archived webcasts" on our website: http://sunnybrook.ca/youthbipolar
When & Where
Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder
The Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder is based at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. We are an integrated clinical-research program focused on improving outcomes for teenagers with bipolar disorder by increasing knowledge about causes and treatments. We are especially committed to comprehensive assessments, to identifying biological markers that can improve diagnosis and treatment, and to reducing the cardiovascular burden associated with bipolar disorder.