Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, Tallahassee Chapter

Address

1616 Physicians Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32317

(850) 875-1556

http://www.dbsalliance.org

AKA:

DBSA

Description:

*Meeting Updates 09/27/22 - Looking for a new location to resume in-person meetings; currently all meetings on Zoom Monday nights at 7PM; to gain access to Zoom meetings email online meeting facilitator, Barry Munroe at munroe.barry@icloud.com or call Mary Alice at 850-570-1916; Zoom meetings do not follow in-person structure or schedule

*Support group for anyone with any type of mood disorder, as well as friends and family (ADULTS ONLY, NO CHILDCARE AVAILABLE)
*Group offers: 1) opportunity to learn and benefit from experiences of persons who have "been there",
2) motivation to follow treatment plan, 3) help with understanding that a mood disorder does not define a person, 4) rediscovering strengths and humor, 5) a forum for mutual acceptance, understanding, and self-discovery
*Meeting agenda: 1st Monday: Rap Group- 2 groups, over 30 and under 30, 2nd Monday: Tools for Recovery- a peer-to-peer educational night, 3rd Monday: Rap Group, 4th Monday: Speaker, if not, Rap Group, 5th Monday: Fun Night- socializing night in order to get to know one another

Intake Process:

Call and join a meeting

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

Anyone

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

November 30, 2021

Address Listings

Mailing

PO Box 12161
Tallahassee, FL 32317

Physical (Primary)

1616 Physicians Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32317

Contacts

Valerie Cattau

Primary Contact

Board President

Alliance Co-Coordinator

(850) 875-1556

valcattau@comcast.net

Phone Numbers

1. Valerie Cattau - CoCoordinator

(850) 875-1556

2. Mary Alice Linzy - CoCoordinator Voicemail for Group

(850) 570-1916

3. National DBSA Number

(800) 826-3632

4. National Suicide Prevention Hotline

(800) 273-8255

Description

*COVID-19 Update 11/28/2020 - No in person meetings; all meetings on Zoom Monday nights at 7pm; to gain access to Zoom meetings email online meeting facilitator, Barry Munroe at munroe.barry@icloud.com; Zoom meetings do not follow in-person structure or schedule *Support group for anyone with any type of mood disorder, as well as friends and family (ADULTS ONLY, NO CHILDCARE AVAILABLE) *Meets in the cafeteria of TMH, Behavioral Health Center every M, 7-8:30pm, except when a holiday falls on a Monday *Group offers: 1) opportunity to learn and benefit from experiences of persons who have "been there", 2) motivation to follow treatment plan, 3) help with understanding that a mood disorder does not define a person, 4) rediscovering strengths and humor, 5) a forum for mutual acceptance, understanding, and self-discovery *Meeting agenda: 1st Monday: Rap Group- 2 groups, over 30 and under 30, 2nd Monday: Tools for Recovery- a peer-to-peer educational night, 3rd Monday: Rap Group, 4th Monday: Speaker, if not, Rap Group, 5th Monday: Fun Night- socializing night in order to get to know one another *Meetings held at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Behavioral Health Center in the cafeteria, 1616 Physicians Drive (two blocks behind Tallahassee Memorial Hospital); when arriving, participants should pick up the phone to be buzzed into building

Hours

7-8:30pm every M evening

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Anyone affected by depression or any type of mood disorder (including friends and family members)

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Attend group meetings; for information, leave message on voice mail

Languages

English

Service Area

Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Franklin County
      • Gadsden County
        • Jefferson County
          • Leon County
            • Liberty County
              • Madison County
                • Taylor County
                  • Wakulla County
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                  Description

                  *Support group for anyone with any type of mood disorder, as well as friends and family (ADULTS ONLY, NO CHILDCARE AVAILABLE) *Meets in the cafeteria of TMH, Behavioral Health Center every M, 7-8:30pm, except when a holiday falls on a Monday *Group offers: 1) opportunity to learn and benefit from experiences of persons who have "been there", 2) motivation to follow treatment plan, 3) help with understanding that a mood disorder does not define a person, 4) rediscovering strengths and humor, 5) a forum for mutual acceptance, understanding, and self-discovery *Meeting agenda: 1st Monday, rap group; 2nd Monday, peer to peer educational night; 3rd Monday, 2 rap groups (family, friends, caregivers and mental health consumers); 4th Monday, speaker night; 5th Monday, fun and social night *Meetings held at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Behavioral Health Center in the cafeteria, 1616 Physicians Drive (two blocks behind Tallahassee Memorial Hospital); when arriving, participants should pick up the phone to be buzzed into building

                  Hours

                  7-8:30pm every M evening

                  Required Documents

                  None

                  Eligibility

                  Anyone affected by depression or any type of mood disorder (including friends and family members)

                  Fees

                  None

                  Intake Procedure

                  Attend group meetings; for information, leave message on voice mail

                  Languages

                  English

                  Service Area

                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                  • Florida
                    • Franklin County
                      • Gadsden County
                        • Jefferson County
                          • Leon County
                            • Liberty County
                              • Madison County
                                • Taylor County
                                  • Wakulla County
                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RR) and related services within the Service Tree.

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