The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance offers online support groups for family members such as depression recovery groups and Mental Earth Community, states the foundation website. Additional support groups are available through the National Alliance on Mental Illness, which are found by entering your state, states the NAMI website.
There are also many online resources available for help and guidance including Helpguide.org and Mental Health America, according to the companies websites. The Directory of Consumer-Driven Services is also a wonderful source for finding local support groups, as it maintains a directory of support services in the United States. Helpguide.org offers services such as a family toolkit, advice for age specific bipolar disorder and advice about how to help someone during a manic episode.