Highlights from “Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Revelation in Psychiatry”

Dr. Demitri Papolos, JBRF Director of Research

Dr. Steve Mattis, JBRF President

Elizabeth Errico MA, LPC, NCC, JBRF Director of Education

Cydney McCann, Parent

An accurate diagnosis is a path to hope, Elizabeth Errico MA, LPC, NCC

JBRF’s Elizabeth Errico, Director of Education presents:

An accurate diagnosis is a path to hope:

NPR's A1 Segment - Special K: Ketamine, From Party Drug To Depression Medication

On Monday April 21st, the JBRF’s Director of Research, Dr. Demitri Papolos was interviewed on NPR’s A1 segment titled Special K: Ketamine, From Party Drug To Depression Medication.

To read or listen the article follow this link
https://the1a.org/shows/2019-04-22/depression-and-you on NPR’s website.

JBRF and FOH was featured on the Morning Edition once again.

We are honored to announce that NPR’s “Morning Edition” has once again taken a look at JBRF’s groundbreaking research, and how it’s helping real people right now. Tune in to NPR’s “Morning Edition” to learn about current research, and how JBRF’s discoveries are having an impact on patients every day.

The segment features interviews with Dr. Demitri Papolos,The Director of Research of the Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation, and Dr. Martin Teicher of Harvard Medical Study, who is executing the JBRF funded “Open fMRI Study of the Neurobiological Effects of Intranasal Ketamine in Children and Adults with Bipolar Disorder – Fear of Harm Phenotype.” It also features a patient with Fear of Harm who describes the treatment and its results over the last four years.

To listen to the program and read the article please
follow this link: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/06/04/615671405/from-chaos-to-calm-a-life-changed-by-ketamine. And to learn more and continue to support this critical work, visit www.JBRF.org.

April 2016: NPR Interviews Dr. Papolos on Eric Walton

Son of Liza Long “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother”

The subject is being showcased because of a recent TEDx talk given by 16 year old Eric Walton, the son of Liza Long, who published an article, “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother” several days after the Sandy Hook killings.


JBRF sponsored investigators have looked long and hard at the total symptom profile of thousands of children diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

From this, a compelling new view of the illness has emerged.

Investigators are confident that they have identified a true, brain-based, heritable condition which has a broad range of symptoms and which is strongly correlated to problems with how the body regulates temperature.