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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Contact Information

730 North Franklin
Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610-7204

1-800-826-3632 (Voice - Toll-free)
312-642-0049 (Voice)
312-642-7243 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a non-profit, patient-directed organization founded to provide personal support and direct services to patients with depression or manic depression and their families. DBSA offers a toll-free information and referral line, has more than 1,000 patient-run support groups throughout th U.S. and Canada, and reaches nearly five million people through educational materials and programs, exhibit materials, and media activities. An annual conference is held to provide for communication between local chapters, general members, and the DBSA.


DBSA Newsletter, quarterly--includes timely articles on depression-related illnesses and DBSA news updates.


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Date Entered: 8/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/6/2013
Date Revised: 1/3/2002
Health Referral Number: HR2296
Accession Number: DP91A0992

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