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We are opening more online support groups to meet the need for caring and connection during the nationwide health crisis. Click in the left corner below to learn about online groups. Many in-person support groups that can’t meet face-to-face are connecting in new ways. Enter your ZIP code to find your local support group.

    If you are living with depression or bipolar disorder, we are here for you.

    The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a comprehensive resource for more than 21 million people in the U.S. who live with mood disorders. We provide education, tools, peer support, and a wealth of inspiring stories to help you pursue your own path to wellness. Whether you need resources for yourself or someone you care about, DBSA is ready to help. 

    COVID-19 Resources 

    New DBSA program helps children make friends with their feelings

    If there’s a young child in your life, we think you’ll be excited to learn more about the DBSA Mood Crew™, just in time for the holidays.

    Meet the DBSA Mood Crew™!


    Daily tools empower your wellness journey

    Each person’s wellness journey is unique. With that in mind, DBSA has developed tools to help you take the first steps and to determine what support you may need along the way.

    Start with Strengths

    The DBSA Wellness Wheel is an easy-to-use tool that focuses on your strengths in 7 key areas of life. 

    DBSA Wellness Wheel

    Wellness Wheel

    Keep Daily Logs

    Our Wellness Tracker can be an essential resource to understand your moods, symptoms, medications, and lifestyle.

    DBSA Wellness Tracker Workbook


    Wellness Tracker

    Parent and child

    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.

    Join the BMPN Online Community

    DBSA Programs

    I'm here...

    I’m here…

    I’m here… is a way—for both people living with a mood disorder and those who support—to open up a channel for communication and to say, “I’m here…”

    Life Unlimited

    Empowering stories of individuals whose lives have been touched, but not limited by, a mood disorder.
    Young Adults

    Young Adults

    The Young Adult section is to support young adults through challenges as well as help them connect to other young adult peers.
    Parent and child

    Balanced Mind Parent Network

    The Balanced Mind Parent Network (BMPN) is an online support community where you’ll find connection, resources, and hope for the road ahead.