The 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 and the general public can understand. DBSA supports research to promote more timely diagnosis, develop more effective and tolerable treatments and discover a cure. The organization works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equally.
Assisted by a Scientific Advisory Board comprised of the leading researchers and clinicians in the field of mood disorders. DBSA has more than 700 peer-run support groups across the country. Millions of people request and receive information and assistance each year. DBSA’s mission is to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders.