DBSA Educational Webinars

DBSA webinars are online educational sessions featuring mental health experts that cover a wide range of topics from treatment options, to personal wellness strategies, to relationships. Watch the following pre-recorded webinars to stay up-to-date.

Future Webinars

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August 27, 2014
7:00 PM–8:00 PM Eastern 
(6:00 PM–7:00 PM Central, 5:00 PM–6:00 PM Mountain, 4:00 PM–5:00 PM Pacific)

Too often, individuals living with a mood disorder can feel like their fate and quality of life is in the hands of others—that they have no real choice in finding the best path for treatment, and ultimately, their future. This can be disempowering and frustrating prospect that limits individuals’ ability to achieve wellness goals that are most important to them. In reality, there are a number of choices that an individual can make that could have a significant impact on a person’s treatment plan. The DBSA Treatment Choices webinar series, running August through October, will explore how individuals can get back in the driver’s seat on their road to wellness. 

Treatment Choices Part I: Understanding Your Options
This first webinar provides a broad overview of all the areas in which you can exercise choice in finding a treatment plan that work best for you and how to work with your clinical team to ensure your treatment plan reflects your choices. Download flyer.




Gregory Simon

Presenter: Greg Simon, MD, MPH
Senior Investigator, Psychiatry,
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative

Dr. Simon is a psychiatrist and researcher at Group Health Cooperative at the Center for Health Studies in Seattle. His research focuses on improving the quality and availability of mental health services for people living with mood disorders, and he has a specific interest in activating consumers to expect and demand more effective mental health care.

Archived Webinars

Gregory Simon

Restoring Intimacy

Depression and bipolar disorder pose a challenge not just to our health, but to our closest relationships as well. As partners struggle against the fallout of guilt, confusion, and anger, genuine affection and intimacy often become all but impossible to maintain. This webinar takes a realistic look at the challenges as well as practical ways to make intimate relationships work better under such conditions.


  • Anita Clayton, M.D.
  • Holly Swartz, M.D.



NOTE: We had some technical difficulties at the beginning of the Restoring Intimacy webinar and as a result, the slides jump around for the first couple of minutes of Dr. Clayton's presentation. The slides are in sync for balance of the presentation. Our apology for the distraction.

Demystifying Bipolar Disorder

Demystifying Bipolar Disorder is a program created by DBSA to help educate individuals about bipolar disorder, separate the myths from the facts, and learn about helpful tools in managing bipolar disorder.