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Meeting Notes – February 16, 2011

by Bruce on February 23, 2011

The meeting started out small this week – only four of us showed up by the normal start time (6:30).  As we set chairs and tables up for a larger group, a bemused newcomer wondered what exactly we were up to.  Shortly after, people began to drift in until we had a group of 10-15 […]

Meeting Notes – August 11, 2010

by Clara on August 12, 2010

Our summer meetings are going well with continuing good attendance by longtime members as well as newcomers. Katherine started the meeting by reading the point-by-point summary of the DBSA support group guidelines. Share the air One person speaks at a time What is said here stays here Differences of opinion are o.k. We are all […]

The National Institutes of Mental Health reported this week on the results of a small study that found an experimental medication that lifts depression symptoms in bipolar disorder within an hour. This possible wonder drug is ketamine. Ketamine is a veterinary and human anaesthetic that also happens to be an addictive dissociative psychedelic drug. The […]

This year’s Mood Disorders Day brought out a crowd to hear presentations about the latest developments in the treatment of mood disorders from the staff at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The attendees had the opportunity to visit information tables set up by DBSA and other community organizations. The program was rich and information […]