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Find comfort and direction in a confidential and supportive setting, and where you can make a difference in the lives of others. DBSA San Jose support groups are volunteer run and provide self-help for those living with Mood Disorders (Depression & Bipolar Disorder) through facilitated meetings. Our support groups are not group therapy, however, we do have local professional advisers.

NOTE: Please ignore the number of participants shown here for each meeting. We advertise these meetings on several sites and through out mailing list. Generally, you can expect about 12-20 people in our regular meetings.

Upcoming events (5+)

Depression/Bipolar Friends & Family Support Group (Los Gatos)

Good Samaritan Hospital - Mission Oaks Campus

Please ignore the RSVP list, many people choose not to RSVP to maintain anonymity. Does a close friend or family member struggle with Depression or Bipolar Disorder? Do you wonder how you can best support them? Do you find yourself frustrated or wondering what can be done? We've been there, we can help! Find comfort and direction in a confidential and supportive setting where you can make a difference in the lives of others. This meeting is open to friends & family of people who have been diagnosed with, or believe themselves to have Depression or Bipolar Disorder.

GoFundMe Opportunity- Active Minds Conference

Want to help me open up the conversation on mental health? DBSA San Jose has the opportunity to attend the Active Minds Conference March 22-23 in Washington, DC! Active Minds is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education, with a focus on students and young adults, ages 14 to 25. Please consider making a donation (every bit helps!) to help fund the trip. If you struggle with depression, bipolar or know someone who does, I would welcome your support! Make your donation today! http://gf.me/u/qu6gpa

Depression/Bipolar Friends & Family Support Group (Mountain View)

Does a close friend or family member struggle with Depression or Bipolar Disorder? Do you wonder how you can best support them? Do you find yourself frustrated or wondering what can be done? We've been there, we can help! Find comfort and direction in a confidential and supportive setting where you can make a difference in the lives of others. This meeting is open to friends & family of people who have been diagnosed with, or believe themselves to have Depression or Bipolar Disorder.

DBSA Young Adult Peer Group *MISSION OAKS*

Good Samaritan Hospital - Mission Oaks Campus

Join DBSA San Jose's weekly peer support group for young adults (ages 18-29). This is a safe, inclusive space for young adults to share experiences, coping strategies, and meet others. Snacks will be served. Hope to see you there!

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