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Meet Gayathri

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

My heart breaks every time I hear about the deep sense of isolation many Indian families feel in supporting their loved one struggling with mental health issues. As an Indian woman who has struggled with debilitating anxiety and depression, I know first-hand the difficulties of overcoming the stigma of mental illness within the Indian community.
Read Gayathri’s story.


DBSA Staff Reflections

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In the News

TARGET ZERO TO THRIVE THIS APRIL

DBSA targets raising expectations for mental health treatment with campaign throughout the month of April.

2014: The Year of Thriving

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

March e-Update 

Raising Wellness Expectations

SPECIAL SURVEY 

Share your thoughts on depression and employment challenges before April 21.

INTRODUCING DBSA CHAIR, CHERYL MAGRINI

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DBSA CMS Comment

DBSA submits formal comment to CMS explaining why removing antidepressant and antipsychotic medication from protected class status is bad policy [PDF]

The Hill: Op-ed

Allen Doederlein, President of DBSA expresses concern over a CMS proposed regulation to limit access to mental health medication

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.