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DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE
February 28, 2011

I was attending a community luncheon this past year and sat next to a woman I did not know. I introduced myself and we exchanged information about ourselves. I said I was on the board of DBSA. She exclaimed, "You all at DBSA saived my daughter's life!" If that wasn't a testament to t he power of DBSA support groups, I don't know what is. These groups can make such a difference in the lives of persons struggling with depression of bipolar disorder. I am t hankful to be a part of the solution to those recovering from these illnesses.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have come to know many of the participants in the DBSA support groups and can personally observe their transition to maintaining good mental stability, empowerment, and improvement in their quality of life

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If we had the necessary funding, I would like to see DBSA create many more support groups, particularly in special populations such as verterans, seniors, prison inmates, and adolescents.

MY ROLE:
Board Member & I was President of the Board of Directors.

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