Providing hope, support, and inspiration

The lived experience of depression or bipolar disorder, which can often begin painfully and with debilitating symptoms, can ultimately provide people with diagnoses with unique insights and abilities to help their peers, as well as hope and inspiration. And helping others can aid people with mood disorders in building their confidence and maintaining their own mental health.

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Identity and Culture Support Groups

Your mental health journey is unique. Find identity- and culture-affirming support that fits your needs and honors your experience.

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For Friends and Family

It can be difficult for friends and family of a person living with a mood disorder to watch their loved one grapple with challenging symptoms. Fortunately, there are resources available to help you as you navigate life with your loved one experiencing a mood disorder.

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DBSA Chapters and Support Groups

DBSA chapters offer peer-run support groups across the nation where you will find comfort and direction in a confidential and supportive setting, and where you can make a difference in the lives of others.

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