DBSA NCA (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, National Capital Area) is a non-profit organization which offers support group, educational programs & literature, and special events for people who are living with mood disorders (Depression and Bipolar Disorder).
- A peer/patient run support group
We strive to bring compassion and strength to individuals suffering from mood disorders from a local level.
- Guest speaker program
Professionals on the forefront of our illnesses and through the experience of our lives, we challenge the stigma and negativity that we have all experienced while bringing renewed insight into our illnesses with positivity and encouragement.
- Outpatient day treatment programs
Provides information about programs in the Washington area that, on an outpatient basis, assist individuals with mood disorders who are encountering difficulties in coping. Views of DBSA members who have participated in these programs are also provided.
With the support of our parent organization, the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, and affiliates, we provide materials, resources, and hope to help each of us manage our illnesses.
DBSANCA sponsors two peer support group meetings per week:
Monday: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. (Room 203)
Thursday: 7:00 – 8:45 p.m. (Parlor)
Social Group begins at 6:30 p.m.