Events by Other Organizations

DBSA hosts a variety of educational and fundraising events throughout the year. We encourage you to check our events calendar often to find out about upcoming opportunities! View a full range of events on the DBSA Events Calendar.

The following are additional events concerning mental health, not hosted by DBSA, that may be of interest to you.


Chicago Global Day For Hope

May 2nd, 2015

Join iFred, International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression in celebrating all things HOPE on Saturday May 2nd, 2015 by planting sunflowers in your community, or with us direct at the Chicago Conservatory next to the Lincoln Park Zoo. We have a great lineup of speakers sharing what their organizations are doing to #planthope in Chicago and around the world.

See the Facebook Event for more information.


Breaking Bread and Breaking the Silence: A workshop conference for lay leaders, clergy and mental health professionals

Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23, 2015

Space is Limited! Breaking Bread and Breaking the Silence will focus on domestic violence, community violence, depression, substance abuse, and the impact on the family. This important event will include methods, tools, group discussion, resources and more, with 6 CEU's available. Register online or download and mail in registration form [PDF] to:

Intertwined, LLC
10448 S. Pulaski, Ste. 1
Oak Lawn, IL, 60453