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Community Resources

Meeting Notes: August 17, 2011

by Bruce on August 17, 2011

Resources: Lucid Interval “A Self-Management Guide for Bipolar Disorder” Potatoes not Prozac:  Book on diet and mood. Gronowski Clinic: – Mental health clinic with sliding-scale fees (Los Altos). From the Question Bag: – How do you tell the difference between what you’re capable of at a given time and poor choices – i.e. not getting […]

12-Step Programs in the Bay Area

by Katherine on March 3, 2011

Here is a list along with the links to various 12-Step programs in the Bay Area. Nicotine Anonymous Northern California Meetings schedule- A 12 … www.nica-norcal.org/meetings.html Home – Alcoholics Anonymous in Santa Clara County, California www.aasanjose.org/ A.A. Meetings in CALIFORNIA Help for Drinking Alcoholic Drug … www.step12.com/california.html 12–STEP RECOVERY MEETING LOCATOR FOR THE UNITED STATES […]

Meeting Notes – February 23, 2011

by Bruce on March 2, 2011

There was a larger group this week, due to the anticipated talk from Dr. Jenifer Culver on current therapy options for depression and bipolar disorder. Unfortunately, she had to cancel at the last minute to care for a sick child, and hopes to reschedule for the 4th Wednesday of next month. Introductions We began the […]

Mental Illness Scholarships

by lackofsolidity on October 26, 2010

Lilly Reintegration Scholarship for those diagnosed with bipolar, schizophrenic, or schizo-affective disorder The Charles A. Olayinka Scholarship 500 words or less essay competition for $1,000 for those with bipolar disorder Bipolar Lives Scholarship 450 – 900 word essay for $1,000 scholarship for those with bipolar disorder INCIGHT scholarship $750 scholarship renewable for 4 years for […]

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Resources – Old Site – Community Resources

by admin on October 22, 2010

We are updating our website We are in the process of converting the content from our old website into the format of our new website. This is a page from our old website that will be edited and updated shortly. We welcome your input on how to improve this page. Please send us your comments, […]

Shake the blues! – Bay Area Music

by alex on October 14, 2010

If you see something interesting to do…but you don’t have anyone to do it with…let the group know.  Most of us are looking for fun things to do too and I’m sure that someone would LOVE to go with you…or go in a mob. Here are some of the resources we’ve found useful for finding […]

Meeting Notes – October 4, 2010

by Clara on October 14, 2010

It’s a long time between meetings when there are five Wednesdays in a month,  which was the case with September. We had a lively meeting with several newcomers. Introductions We also welcomed back Katherine and wished her well for her recovery from surgery. As usual, Katherine started the meeting by reading summary of guidelines for […]

Bay Area DBSA Chapters

by admin on October 13, 2010

Local DBSA Support Groups Bay Area DBSA chapters with websites. DBSA Castro Valley DBSA Tri-Valley, Pleasanton DBSA San Francisco Bay Areal DBSA chapters without a website DBSA San Jose California DBSA Support Groups Outside the Bay Area DBSA California This list provides the contact information for chapters that don’t have a website. NOTE: If you […]

DBSA San Jose

by admin on October 13, 2010

When: 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 7:00 p.m. Where: WestGate Church, 1735 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129 (Follow the “Vertical V” Banners on the “Motel 6” Building) Map: http://bit.ly/aRnywm ROOM LOCATION: There are three main buildings at the church. This is not the Old Worship Center (Old Church) or New Worship Center […]