"For a long while I had wanted to go backpacking and use it as exposure therapy to treat the social anxiety. I dissuaded myself for years but when it became clear that I was not getting well, I finally committed to the trip. There was nothing to lose, after all."
Through DBSA's Life Unlimited stories, people living with mood disorders share their stories of strength and inspiration. http://bit.ly/1HA95J5
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On this Cyber Monday, we’ve got a terrific deal on two things you won’t find in any online shopping cart: hope and inspiration. DBSA offers both every day, 24/7, to people living with mood disorders. And here’s the deal: if you donate to DBSA between now and #Giving Tuesday on December 1―tomorrow!―your gift will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $50,000. Your help goes twice as far! http://www.dbsalliance.org/givingtuesday
Last year, DBSA groups helped 54,678 people living with mood disorders find peer support. We need your help to reach even more! Donations to DBSA now through #GivingTuesday, Dec. 1, will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $50,000. Your generosity could save a life. http://www.dbsalliance.org/givingtuesday
It’s easy to add a gift of wellness to your Black Friday shopping list! Donate to DBSA and you’ll help empower the lives of individuals living with depression or bipolar disorder. If you make your gift between now and #GivingTuesday, December 1, your donation goes twice as far―it will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $50,000.
While the media often shows negative, stereotypical images of people living with depression, this doesn’t necessarily represent the millions of adults who experience major depression disorder. The Mighty recently invited readers to show pictures of themselves, well… living with depression: http://bit.ly/1HYx44t
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Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on depression and bipolar disorder support. We provide hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders; and, we envision wellness for people who live with these conditions. Our vision, mission, and programming are always informed by the personal, lived experience of peers.
Our tag line, “We’ve been there. We can help.” Is far more than a catchy slogan. DBSA is led by and was created for individuals living with mood disorders. This experience informs everything we do at DBSA:
- Peer-led support groups
- Information on how to help others
- In-depth information on mood disorders
- Balanced Mind Parent Network
- Wellness tools and resources
- Family Helpline