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Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club | Grosse Ile, Michigan

The University of Michigan Depression Center’s Bright Nights™ public forum series gives community members the opportunity to obtain up-to-date information on a variety of topics related to mental illness. The forums are designed to allow for discussion and Q & A between audience members and expert panelists.

This event focuses on Understanding Bipolar Disorder and is led by experts from the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund.

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 bipolar disorder.

A presentation by Melvin McInnis, M.D., Research Director for the Prechter Fund, with a panel of experts to answer the audience’s questions:

Sue O’Shea, Ph.D. | David Marshall, Ph.D. | Holli Bertam, M.S.W.

Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club
9339 Bellevue Rd
Grosse Ile, MI 48138

Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served, underwritten by Mrs. Wally Prechter.

Long-time Prechter Fund supporter Liz Guz will sell her ELLA Designs Jewelry at the event. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to support our research programs.

This event is free of charge and open to the public, but pre-registration is required.


Thank you to everyone who attended!

You can view the presentation given by Dr. McInnis here.

Click here to see photos from the event.

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