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.
Effective Jan 17, 2013:
Our Thursday peer support group will be moving to a new meeting location.
The new location is:
Foundry United Methodist Church
1500 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The church is at the corner of 16th and P streets. It is about three blocks from the Dupont Circle Metrorail Station (use south exit). There is limited metered street parking, and a parking garage on
P street between 16th and 17th Streets.
There is no change in the meeting time.