Bipolar Awareness Day Seminars presented by Suzanne Leighton and Dr Neil Horn – Sat 25 May in Port Elizabeth and Mon 27 May in Cape Town    

“FACING THE DRAGON” of Bipolar Disorder

DATE :      Saturday 25 May 2013
TIME :       8.30 for 9:00am – 1:00pm (Tea will be served @ 10.30AM)
VENUE :   B & E Conference Centre, Kempston Road, Port Elizabeth
COSTS :   R250.00 (professionals – medical, therapists & teachers)
                  R150.00 (diagnosed Bipolar sufferers)
                   R180.00 (carers of Bipolar sufferers)
                   Contact 041-360 3178 for sponsorship

 PROGRAMME presented by Suzanne Leighton:

– To educate and inform on bipolar, mania and depression
– To reduce the stigma and mystery around mental illness
– To shift the mental illness paradigm
– To present different pathways to recovery, management and self help
– To explore benefits of complementary modalities, i.e. Therapeutic Massage, Touch and Reflexology
– To explore a sustainable way forward
– Different treatment plans and how to work with patients
– Open facilitated conversation to share experience and ideas.

“Bipolar Awareness”

Date:     Monday 27 May 2013
Time:    10 am to 12 noon
Venue:  Valkenberg Main Hall, Valkenberg Hospital Observatory, Cape Town
Cost:      Community event, no cost

Programme:       Short presentations

– Thriving with Mental Illness – Inspiration for your Wellness Journey:   Jen Goy

– Addiction – a pitfall for the wellness journey:   Dr John Parker

– Anxiety – unrecognised and untreated:   Dr Neil Horn

– Interactive audience questions and discussion
– Tea afterwards

Facilitators:        Dr Neil Horn and Suzanne Leighton
More info:, 084 293 3214.


DVD “On the edge- Living well with bipolar” will be on sale.