Heart in Hands

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of others?

You can use your personal experience to help others find their way to wellness and/or advocate for the rights of individuals living with mental health conditions.

Your Voice Matters

 

Transform the Definition of Wellness

DBSA created the Well Beyond Blue initiative to accelerate innovation in treatment and care across the entire health care system. The first phase of this initiative has focused on aligning medical product development with the treatment outcomes desired by the individuals living with these conditions.

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Advocacy Center

Be part of a mobilized national movement to end discrimination and improve access to quality mental health care. DBSA believes that the peer perspective should be at the heart of public policy decision making. You can make a difference in the lives of people living with mood disorders.

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Peer Specialist

My life completely changed when I became a Peer Specialist. I now work in the same acute in-patient ward where I once was a patient. I enjoy giving support and offering the hope of recovery to my peers — DBSA trained peer specialist

DBSA Peer Specialist Training

A Peer Specialist is an individual with lived recovery experience who has been trained and certified to help peers in providing support as they move forward in their own recovery. As a person who has traveled a similar path, a Peer Specialist fosters hope for recovery and role models that reality to the peers they serve.

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Mental Health Research

At DBSA, we support research that shares in our mission to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders. It is important to note that participating in research is not for everyone, and some research studies have risks. Learn about types of research and make an informed decision about participating.

Learn About Research Studies  Find Current Research Listings

Submit Your Study

DBSA’s Study Listing

Submit your study for posting among DBSA’s research study listings.

Submit to DBSA

We Search Together

Submit your study for posting on We Search Together, a searchable database that connects qualified study participants to your mood disorder study.

WeSearchTogether

We also partner on research collaborations to help you expand the reach and increase the impact of your programs and initiatives. Contact us for more information.

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