All DBSA Online Support Groups are gatherings of peers who assist, encourage, and enable each other in helping themselves. Each participant follows their own unique path to wellness and chooses to make that journey in the company of others headed in the same direction.
Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mood Disorder Support Group Anya Vykopal lived with both a mood disorder and substance use disorder. Sadly in June of 2020, at age 36, she passed away. Anya’s family and friends contributed generously to DBSA in her memory. This new DBSA support group is specifically for those living with both a mood disorder and substance use disorder. If you live with both of these disorders, this group is for you.
DBSA Black Community Mental Health Support Groups DBSA has launched new online peer support groups, specifically for Black individuals living with a mood disorder or who believe they may have a mood disorder. The groups, led by a Black peer support specialist, create a safe, culturally sensitive space for people to share stories, questions, and concerns. They will also offer one-on-one support services to group members at the end of each meeting.
DBSA Family and Friends Support Group The primary participants in this group are family members or friends of individuals diagnosed with a mood disorder or who believe they may have a mood disorder. Those with mood disorders may attend but the topics of discussion will come from the friends and family perspective. The intention of this group is to create a safe space for sharing stories, questions, and concerns that the friends and family may have.
DBSA Military Veterans The participants in this group are military vets who are diagnosed with a mood disorder or believe they may have a mood disorder. Led by military veteran group leaders, the intention of this group is to create a safe space for sharing military veteran stories, questions and concerns - for this reason, individuals who are not military veterans may NOT attend.
DBSA Online Support Group The primary participants in this group are people diagnosed with a mood disorder and those who believe they may have a mood disorder.
DBSA Young Adult Support Group The participants in this group are people ages 18-30 who are diagnosed with a mood disorder or believe they may have a mood disorder. The intention of this group is to create a safe space for sharing the young adult stories, questions and concerns—for this reason, individuals older than this age range MAY NOT attend. DBSA would like to thank Rebecca’s Dream for their support of the DBSA Young Adult Online Support Groups - an extension of Rebecca’s Dream’s ongoing mission to promote awareness and compassion of depression and bipolar disorder as real diseases.
Private Training Meeting This meeting is closed for training purposes.