Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) “I’m Here” Initiative

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) recognizes mood disorders affect millions of people, yet the stigma surrounding it causes barriers to communication and knowledge about mental health conditions.

“One out of ten people live with a mood disorder, which makes it likely that you or someone you know has to manage the day-to-day – sometimes minute-to-minute – challenges that living with a mood disorder poses. Learning how to navigate in an ever-changing world that is still relatively new to mental health treatment can be overwhelming and sometimes isolating, not only for those who live with a mood disorder, but also their friends and loved ones. “Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) I’m here” is a way, for both people living with a mood disorder and those who support, to open up a channel for communication and to say, “I’m here…” For more information and to access the “I’m Here” safety pins, please visit their website at https://www.dbsalliance.org/programs/im-here/.

Provided with permission from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), a PsychU Supporting Organization. To learn more about DBSA, please visit their website at https://www.dbsalliance.org/.

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