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Educational Brochures

The DBSA has several helpful and informative brochures about a variety of topics.  All are available in a PDF format.  

01. MOOD DISORDERS: DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR DISORDER

01. Clinical Trials: Information and Options for People With Mood Disorders

02. Coping with Mood Changes Later in Life

03. Coping with Unexpected Events: Depression and Trauma

04. DBSA Support Groups: An Important Step on the Road to Wellness

05. Dealing Effectively with Depression and Manic-Depression

06. Dual Diagnosis and Recovery

07. Finding a Mental Health Professional

08. Finding Peace of Mind: Treatment Strategies for Depression and Bipolar Disorder

09. Finding Peace of Mind: Treatment Strategies for Bipolar Disorder

10. Generic and Brand Name Drugs: Understanding the Basics

11. Getting Better Sleep: What You Need to Know

12. Guide to Depression and Bipolar Disorder

13. Healthy Lifestyles: Improving and Maintaining the Quality of Your Life

14. Introduction to Depression and Bipolar Disorder

15. Kindness as a Way to Wellness

16. Mood Disorders and Different Kinds of Depression

17. Myths and Facts about Depression and Bipolar Disorder

18. Next Steps: Getting the Treatment You Need to Reach Recovery

19. Personal Calendar

20. Psychotherapy: How it Works and How It Can Help

21. Saying No to Negative Thinking

22. Suicide Prevention and Mood Disorders

23. Suicide Prevention Card

24. Treatment Challenges: Finding Your Way to Wellness

25. Treatment Technologies for Mood Disorders

26. You've Just Been Diagnosed...What Now?

27. Understanding Agitation

28. Understanding for Hospitalization for Mental Health

29. Wellness at Work

30. What You Need to Know about Dietary Supplements

31. Working Toward Wellness

32. Understanding Your Mood: An Introduction to Depression and Bipolar Depression

02. DEPRESSION

33. Men and Depression

34. Taking Care of Both of You: Understanding Mood Changes After the Birth of Your Baby

03. BIPOLAR DISORDER

35. Bipolar Disorder: Rapid Cycling and its Treatment

36. Bipolar Disorder: Stories of Coping and Courage

04. FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULTS

37. Is It Just a Mood...or Something Else? Mood Disorders for Young People

38. The Storm in My Brain: Kids and Mood Disorders

05. FOR FAMILY & FRIENDS

39. Family and Friends' Guide to Recovery from Depression and Bipolar Disorder

40. Getting Started: A Guide for Parents of Children with Mood Disorders

41. Helping a Friend or Family Member with a Mood Disorder

42. Psychiatric Hospitalization: A Guide for Families

43. What Helps and What Hurts: When Someone You Care About Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder

06. DBSA WHITE PAPERS

44. Beyond Diagnosis--Depression and Treatment: A Call to Action to the Primary Care Community and People with Depression

45. Living with Bipolar Disorder: How Far Have We Really Come?