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Meet Ellen

People living with mood disorders share their stories of strength and inspiration.

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder shortly before my 30th birthday. Acutely manic, powerfully overconfident, and terrified that medication or even stability would kill my creativity, I refused to take meds.  

Read Ellen's story.


May–October

 

In the News

The DBSA Positive Six Campaign

Six months of positive actions to connect to your health and community

Thank You For Making Target Zero to Thrive a Success!

Learn what we accomplished and what's next for Target Zero to Thrive.

August e-Update 

Better is Not Well: Changing the Conversation on Mental Health

2014: The Year of Thriving

Learn about DBSA’s year-long campaign focusing on creating thriving lives.

INTRODUCING DBSA CHAIR, CHERYL MAGRINI

Read Cheryl's message

DBSA Statement

DBSA Opposes CMS Proposal to Eliminate Access to Mental Health Treatments as Part of the “Six” Protected Classes”

Announcement

DBSA and The Balanced Mind Foundation Join Forces

JOINT COMMISSION LAUNCHES EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ON ADULT DEPRESSION

Educational Brochure Provides Guidance on Recognizing and Treating Depression [PDF]

TRAINING VETERANS

DBSA Awarded VA Contract to Train Veterans as Peer Specialists [PDF]

DBSA 2013–2017 STRATEGIC PLAN

Learn how DBSA will focus its important work.