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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, Chicago, Illinois

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Address: 730 N. Franklin Street
Chicago, Illinois  60610  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 10
EIN: 90-0185103
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Mission Statement


The mission of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is to provide hope, help, and support to improve the lives of people living with depression or bipolar disorder. DBSA pursues and accomplishes this mission through peer-based, recovery-oriented, empowering services and resources when people want them, where they want them, and how they want them.

Description


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses. The organization fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information written in language the general public can understand. The organization works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably. DBSA was founded in 1985. DBSA has a grassroots network of nearly 1,000 patient-run support groups across the country. Online support groups are available as well! DBSA helps when people need it most: before diagnosed, when first diagnosed and when treatment isn't working.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses. The organization fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information written in language the general public can understand. The organization works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably. DBSA was founded in 1985. DBSA has a grassroots network of nearly 1,000 patient-run support groups across the country. Online support groups are available as well! DBSA helps when people need it most: before diagnosed, when first diagnosed and when treatment isn't working.

Mission Statement: The mission of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is to provide hope, help, and support to improve the lives of people living with depression or bipolar disorder. DBSA pursues and accomplishes this mission through peer-based, recovery-oriented, empowering services and resources when people want them, where they want them, and how they want them.

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