Advocacy and Support Groups for Depression and Bipolar Disorder
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with mood disorders. ***For family and friends: click on Recovery Steps and in that article you will find a section called “The Five Stages of Recovery.” There are specific suggestions for family and friends in each stage of recovery.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
A national nonprofit advocacy group to help people with mental illness; their website includes information specific to bipolar disorder and information on state and local affiliates.
Additional Online Resources for Bipolar Disorder
National Institute of Mental Health Booklet on Bipolar Disorder
**** I highly recommend this site. ****
Bipolar Significant Others
**** Great for family and friends. ****
**** This site has a range of chat rooms. ****
Robert D. Sutherland Center for the Evaluation and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder – CU Boulder
*Please make contact with me if you are looking for information on treatment centers.