More than 1 million American children suffer from mood disorders. Untreated, they face increased risk of school failure, substance abuse, and suicide. Early intervention can save lives; make a by helping us provide vital information and support to families, doctors, and the public.
The Balanced Mind Foundation guides families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support and stability they seek. We are a parent-led, not-for-profit, Web-based organization of families raising children diagnosed with, or at risk for, mood disorders. On www.thebalancedmind.orgwe provide vital support and information to families of kids with mood disorder.
On www.thebalancedmind.org/flipswitchwe provide valuable information and educational resources to help teenagers, their parents, and educators understand the signs and symptoms of teenage mood disorders and get help when needed.
We also put out a weekly podcast for teens on living well with mood disorders; Flipswitch. Download through iTunes, or listen on our website: http://www.thebalancedmind.org/flipswitch/podcast
Mission: The Balanced Mind Foundation guides families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support and stability they seek.
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