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Program Name: Indianapolis Bipolar Parents Organization
Year the Program was Started: 2004
Address: Not applicable
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Telephone #: 317-797-4402
Email Address: jamiperkins@sbcglobal.net
Website URL: www.indplsbpparents.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Community Education, Peer Support
Target Participants:
Children, Families of Children, Adolescents
Program Setting:
Other
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 3-5
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Provide support to families who have children with bipolar and similar mood disorders.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: The Indianapolis Bipolar Parents Organization is a group of parents and family members that are dedicated to the rights of children and their family members with Bipolar and similar mood disorders. The organization is a merge of efforts between Parents of BP children and Indpls BP parents. The purpose of this organization is to build partnerships between the existing entities/persons serving children with mental illness and the parents/family members of the community seeking support and assistance. We will strive to seek adequate resources for family members and advocate for the rights of each individual.

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