We are a group of parents
who are either bipolar ourselves, have bipolar children, or both. Most
of us have at least one bipolar child, and our bipolar kids range in age
from 2 to adult. The focus of our group is to provide mutual support,
exchange information and, most of all, to seek positive approaches to
the challenges we and our children face. We communicate daily via a
We now have several different groups
available for support. By consensus of our core group, we have 4
sub-lists of the main BipolarParents list. These lists are divided
by age groups to better serve you.
is a mailing list?
Mailing lists allow groups of people to
discuss a common interest via email. Instead of manually sending mail to
each individual, mailing lists provide a common address which
automatically forwards the email all subscribers. The address for our
group is BipolarParents@yahoogroups.com,
though you must first be a subscriber to send and receive mail.
do I join?
To join our group, you may send a blank
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our group is Restricted, which means that all new subscriptions must
first be approved by the list manager. After you subscribe, a
request for an introductory letter will be sent to you. Until the
introductory letter is received, your request will not be approved. You
will also be told about the different lists available and have a chance
to indicate if you would like to switch over or join additional lists.
We ask that you take the time to read our
list guidelines. They are not much, but
will help ensure a good experience for all involved.
On our lists, we require that everyone
either be a parent with bipolar disorder or have a bipolar child. If you
do not meet this criteria, there are many other bipolar parenting
mailing lists which welcome a wide variety of people, including
professionals. Information about other mailing lists is available on our