DBSA Local Chapter and State Organization Events

Please note this is not an exhaustive list. We recommend you also contact the locals chapter(s) in your area to learn if there are additional events happening in your community. (Search for chapters by zip code.) DBSA Chapters - submit your event here.

DBSA Louisville Guest Speaker

Monday, July 28 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Clark Memorial Hospital

Conference Center, Lower Level
1220 Missouri Ave
Jeffersonville, IN 47130 

Mark Pruitt, Co-Founder of Uplands PEAK (People, Earth, & Animals, in Kinship) Sanctuary, an Animal FarmRescue and former Director of Behavioral Health Services at Clark Memorial Hospital, will lead adiscussion about meditation and relaxation, especially as it relates to overall health. He will do anoverview of different types of techniques and also spend some time at the end practicing.Mark has over 20 years of experience working as a social worker with the chronically mentally ill in avariety of inpatient and outpatient settings. 10 years of experience in social service management. Obtainedhis master’s degree in social work from Hunter College in NYC and did post graduate training at theAmerican Institute for Psychoanalysis.

For more information contact Maureen at (502) 303-0999 or maureenafifer@gmail.com. 


DBSA New Jersey Conference

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Kean University in Union, New Jersey

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Join DBSA New Jersey Saturday, August 16, 9 AM–4 PM, for their 8th annual conference, featuring keynote speakers Marya Hornbacher, award winning journalist and author ofMadness, A Bipolar Life; and NJ State Senator Richard J. Codey, former governor and active advocate in the reform of New Jersey’s mental health care system. Meet and learn from peers, as you attend expert presentations on recovery, wellness, and illness management.

There is no admission charge for attendees of DBSA support groups in New Jersey (including some nearby out-of-state chapters) and for those attending DBSA’s Chapter Leadership Forum on August 17.

For more information, or to register, visit http://dbsanewjersey.org/conference