Resources for You

In addition to patient resources, DBSA offers a variety of clinician focused resources, tools, and educational programs addressing topics that may be of particular interest to clinicians.

Working in Partnership with Your Patient
DBSA believes shared decision making is vital to achieving wellness. We support initiatives that foster open dialogues between people who live with mood disorders and clinical communities in an effort to improve the quality of mental health care.

Materials for/by Clinicians
DBSA is guided by a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) comprised of the leading researchers and clinicians in the field of mood disorders. SAB members are frequent contributors to educational programming offered by DBSA.

Training & Events for Clinicians
DBSA offers patient-centered services to help you communicate more effectively and build a strong and collaborative relationship with your patients/clients..

How DBSA Support Groups Can Help
DBSA’s patient-run support groups provide a safe and welcoming forum for mutual acceptance and self-discovery. Physicians can give patients a solid recovery foundation by referring them to area DBSA groups, or contacting DBSA to start a group.

Agitation Kit for Medical Staff
DBSA created the Understanding Agitation Kit to introduce emergency departments, hospitals, and other community health organizations to best practices in working with individuals experiencing agitation. 

Publications for Your Office
DBSA offers more than three dozen educational brochures on topics from treatment strategies to combating negative self-talk.