Meetings

Great group on Thursday

Went to Suzanne’s Thursday group for her feed-a-thon. Great pizza from Costco. Only my 4th/5th time since losing my car/Ect 2013. What a nice set of people they have, and Suzanne has become a great pro facilitator. A question came up: why are we paying same rent if we only use 1 room now? Answer … Read more…

What it means to be a DBSA Board member

DBSA celebrates peer support champions during Mental Health Month 2017! Michael—Chapter Volunteer Profiles in Dbsa. Michael has volunteered with the DBSA South Florida Chapter for a little over two years. He serves a peer support group facilitator and an officer on their Board of Directors. As a peer living with bipolar disorder, Michael first saw … Read more…

‘Special K’ finds market as costly off-label option to treat mental disorders

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As research shows that the hallucinogen is a potentially powerful treatment for intractable mental disorders, and academics continue to debate its safety, private clinics across the country offer the drug to patients now. Geuris “Jerry” Rivas, a native of New York, was diagnosed with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder when he was 15. Obsessions with organizing and … Read more…

Its Just Anxiety

Amazing hour documetary on Anxiety, by “Susan Polis Schutz”, I saw today on Pbs. Probably one of the best documetaries on Anxiety Ive seen. Sadly not free, not on YouTube, but you can buy “Its-Just-Anxiety” for $15 on Amazon. Susan Polis Schutz also did an amazing doc on depression I saw years ago.

Survey $75

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If you decide to this, please mention “DBSA TUCSON” so our group gets the $25 credit when you get your $75.00. Researchers from Optum are conducting a survey to explore quality of life in individuals who have been diagnosed with Major depressive disorder, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia/Schizo-affective disorder. Participation in this study will include asking your … Read more…

13 Reasons Why depiction of Teen Suicide – School Counselors picking up the pieces

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It’s been over a month since 13 Reasons Why made its début on Netflix, but the discussion around the teen drama shows no signs of dying down. The 13-episode series, based on the young adult novel by Jay Asher, has been tweeted about more than 11 million times since March 30…. School counselors talk Netflix … Read more…

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