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Hello and Welcome to DBSA Denver,
We are an adult, age 18 or older, support group for individuals dealing with bipolar or depression issues. Anyone is welcome, as long as you are not suicidal, and you are taking your medications according to your doctor’s instructions. We are a non-denominational faith based group, and have a short prayer before and after meetings. We accept the diversity of our racial, sexual, religious, cultural and disorder differences. Our group is peer led, meaning we are not credentialed professionals. We have a confidentiality agreement that everyone signs, so what’s said in the group, stays in the group. We don’t need to know if you are going to attend, so all you need to do is to show up.
The first part of the meeting, for about 15 minutes, we discuss a topic of interest from a DBSA brochure about the illness, meds, exercise, diet, etc. The second part of the meeting, for about an hour and 15 minutes, we go around individually, for a maximum 5 minutes each, and you talk about what has happened since the last meeting. We discuss our mood issues and try to help mental health consumers with depression or bipolar disorders to improve their lives. Friends or family members are welcome. Voluntary donations are collected to help offset costs. After each meeting, we go out to socialize and get something to eat.
We look forward to seeing you. Please attend at least three meetings before deciding to stay or leave the group, because each meeting is different.
Contact and meeting information
The DBSA Denver support group meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at 7 pm and goes until about 8:30 pm. We meet at Grace United Methodist Church (4905 E. Yale Ave. Denver, CO 80222), which is about 3 blocks west of I-25 & Yale Ave. The entrance and parking are at 2660 S. Eudora St., which is on the west side of the building toward the north end.
Grace United Methodist Church
4905 E. Yale Ave. Denver, CO 80222