We provide support, practical advice and understanding for parents and carers so they can help their loved one recover.We also provide education and advocacy for early detection, improvements in recovery outcomes and a clear and accessible pathway to evidence based treatment. We are the only organisation of its kind operating nationally.We have a real support group atmosphere with family oriented topics.Our opinions may differ from other sites, but our goal is based on our desire to provide our guests with a strong supportive environment and free from a lot of hassles that are found elsewhere on the net.
There DBSA's family-focused podcasts, all archived here in our audio library featuring authors, consumers, leaders in the mental health field, clinicians and researchers . DBSA's in-person and online support groups for friends and family members offer a safe an accepting place to find understanding and support from others who are helping a loved one navigate their wellness journey.We like project the idea of being a survivor instead of a sufferer.When people have needs for support there is no one better to help them than people that have been through what they are going through and know it can be controlled. is the nation’s leading patient-directed organization focusing on depression and bipolar disorder, primarily for adults and their families.The organization fosters an understanding about the impact and management of these illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information written in language the general public can understand.The message board is moderated and has become a safe haven for many who previously felt they had no voice.