This is actually a social -- arts and culture, dining and entertainment, sports and outdoors -- group created for the purpose of inviting people who have isolated themselves because of depression, social anxiety or simply life events to meet and have fun. Once we've isolated ourselves, it's hard, for many reasons, to get out and socialize again, but science has proven that social activity is as effective or even more effective than medication in improving mood, motivation and overall well-being. So, let's do it -- let's get out and have lots of fun and enjoyment with people who are just as unused to it as you are. We will wine and dine, explore the city, exercise, walk, go to local galleries, exhibitions and events, get outdoors, and best of all connect and feel related.


(For those who think that they're having deja-vu, you are: this is a new DbE with the same premise as the original one. The original DbE was passed to a new organizer who immediately changed the group name and premise. Having really liked the original name and premise, I set DbE up again -- with the original organizer's blessing, of course!)


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Depressed but Enthusiastic (DbE)
Founded Mar 9, 2013



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