The path to mental health begins
People who have mood disorders can more readily achieve wellness when they recognize the symptoms and understand the issues related to this spectrum of conditions. Written and crafted in consultation with both peers and leading clinicians, DBSA educational materials help people with diagnoses and their loved ones to know what mood disorders are, and what can be done for treatment and management.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Read stories from peers who have survived suicide.
When I joined I felt isolated and in crisis. I didn’t know where to turn. I found a supportive community of educated, helpful and kind parents who love their children very much. I desperately needed to know that my son could find light at the end of the tunnel. I found optimism and helpful suggestions.
—Balanced Mind Parent Network member
The Balanced Mind Parent Network (BMPN) is an online support community where you’ll find connection, resources, and hope for the road ahead.
DBSA Wellness Toolbox
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Different people need different amounts of sleep to stay well. Learn about the importance of sleep in your wellness plan.
Living Successfully with a Mood Disorder helps you understand mood disorders, and define what wellness means to you.
Goal setting is an important part of wellness, no matter where you are on your journey.
Using this app can help you better recognize potential health problems and mood triggers in your daily life.
Depression and bipolar disorder can present challenges, but there are things you can do to manage your symptoms and stay well at work.
Connecting to others is an important part of wellness. If you have had trouble in relationships with family and friends, you are not alone.
Exercise is an important part of wellness, not only because it keeps our bodies healthy, but also because it benefits our brains!
Talk therapy can be an important part of treatment for depression, bipolar disorder or other mood disorders.