***DBSA Southern Nevada is now able to do video meetings!  Join MeWe.com with the link found below.  New members have to be accepted first.  Then go to Posts on mewe for information on how to join the Discord site for video meetings.  Sorry, the support person's group is not yet able to do video.

 

***Beginning October 2020, DBSA Southern Nevada will be charging a nominal amount for dues.  We will be charging $1.50/month, and request that a payment of $18.00 be made to cover a year's membership, by October 31st.  Attendees who join the group in October or later will be given a free month to determine whether they want to pay and join as a member.  For more information on dues, what they pay for, and how to pay, please join the MeWe group and read the Posts.  Thank you!

Adult Support Groups

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Hello all,  

  

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Southern Nevada is canceling all support groups until further notice. We understand this is a difficult time, especially for those suffering from anxiety.  The Board has decided that we must cancel the support groups to help curb the spread of COVID-19.  We will continue to be there for those suffering from Bipolar Disorder and Depression.  

 

We have set up a MeWe group that can be accessed via Android, Apple, and desktop.

 

https://mewe.com/join/dbsa

 

This online group will allow us to meet during our regular scheduled group times as well as maintain an open group chat.

 

 In an effort to meet the growing need for support in our community we have created an additional MEWE chat group for family and friend support persons. Meetings for this chat group will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays! 

 

https://mewe.com/join/dbsasouthernnevada-supporters

 

Please join the online group if you need support or can be of support to others!

 

The national DBSA online support groups can be found at dbsalliance.org

 

**If you or someone you know has thoughts of death or suicide, call (800) 273-TALK (800-273-8255) or 9-1-1 immediately. Or contact a medical professional, clergy member, loved one, friend, or hospital emergency room.**

 

For assistance accessing or navigating the online group please contact 702-750-5919.  

(This is a private volunteer cell phone and messages or call will be responded to within 48hrs)

 

Until we see each other again, stay safe and healthy!  

  

DBSA Southern Nevada Board

 

Las Vegas                                            **Las Vegas Meetings are cancelled until further notice**

Consumers and Allies

When: Wednesdays 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital

1650 Community College Dr

Las Vegas, NV 89146

 

Consumers and Allies will split into two groups.  One group for adult diagnosed individuals, and one group for support persons.

 

(Go to the main Administration

door. The security guard will

let you in and direct you to the training room.)

 

No Group on Christmas Day or New Year's Day

 

 

Henderson  **Henderson Meetings are cancelled until further notice**

Consumers and Allies

When: Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: St. Rose Dominican Hospital

Siena Campus

3001 St. Rose Parkway

Henderson, NV 89052

 

MacDonald Conference Center

Rooms A & B

 

 

 

Welcome

If you or someone you know has thoughts of death or suicide, call (800) 273-TALK (800-273-8255) or 9-1-1 immediately. Or contact a medical professional, clergy member, loved one, friend, or hospital emergency room.
 

Support groups bring people together who understand the up, downs and frustrations of depression or bipolar disorder. DBSA support groups are a safe confidential place to talk about and overcome the day-to-day and long-term challenges of mood disorders.

 
If you've been diagnosed with a mood disorder, you are not alone. Mood disorders affect more than 22 million Americans. You are not weak, flawed, or crazy. One of the best things you can do to help yourself in your recovery is learn all you can about your illness.

 

Mood disorders are physical illnesses that affect the brain. Their exact cause is not known, but it is known that an imbalance in brain chemicals plays a role. These illnesses also have a genetic component, meaning they can run in families. They are not your fault, and they are nothing to be ashamed of. Having a mood disorder does not mean you can't lead a normal life.

DBSA Southern Nevada does not dispense medical advice; if you have a medical concern, please contact a qualified mental health professional. We cannot take responsibility for information that you obtain from links on our site.

Thank you for stopping by. If you would like to get in touch with us, please use the contact form.

Support is essential to recovery. One of the most helpful things one person can say to (or hear from) another is “I’ve been there.” Depression and Bipolar Disorder can be isolating illnesses, but DBSA has many ways to help connect you with others who have been there as well.

 

 

           Call or Text

        (702) 750-5919

(This is a private cell phone.  If we don't answer, we will respond within 48 hours.  For faster response, use the Contact Form.)

 

 

 

SPONSORED BY:

Dr. Martin Fakiel, MD  

 

 

 

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