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Program Name: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance-Arizona State Chapter
Agency Name: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance-Chicago Headquarters
Year the Program was Started: 2009
Public Contact Person: Henry Willey
Address: c/o New Horizons, LLC
8085 E. Manley Drive
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
Telephone #: (928) 632-4727
Fax #: (928) 632-4727
Email Address: Dbsa_az@gmail.com
Website URL: www.DBSAlliance.org/Arizona
Program Category: Support Group
Target Participants:
Men, Women, LGBT, Co-occurring substance abuse, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: Under $10,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 5-10
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: 1. Provide education and support for mood disorders. 2. Provide free, open peer-support groups and chapters. 3. Provide advocacy, both systems and individual
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To improve the lives of those living with mood disorders and assist them to live independent, self-determined lives in the community of their choice.
Additional Information: We are a network of local chapters and peer-support groups who are our constituency. We are seeking individuals in recovery who may wish to train as peer facilitators and lead their own peer-support group or chapter withing the state of Arizona.

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