Year: 2008 Source: New York, NY: The Guilford Press, (2008). 356p. SIEC No: 20090078

This book provides practical ways for families to help adolescents with bipolar disorder. Information is provided on working the child’s physician to find the right balance between medication & psychotherapy, recognizing & responding to early warning signs of an oncoming episode, & collaborating effectively with school personnel. The book also includes a chapter on dealing with suicidal thoughts and behaviours.