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Find a Support Group

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Greater Chicago hosts a number a peer support groups throughout the Chicagoland area. All support groups are offered free of charge and are open to anyone 18 years of age or older, as well as their family and friends. Please read our Guide For First Time Visitors for more information about what to expect when you attend one of our groups. Also feel free to contact us at wecanhelp@dbsa-gc.org if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Please Note that DBSA-GC no longer permits students to attend support groups as observers per the wishes of our attending members. **limited in person groups are back starting April 17, 2022! Thank you for your patience as we continue to search for new locations to host in-person groups.**

Ebenezer Lutheran Church - Andersonville/Uptown Chicago

Group is currently running in person! Located at 1650 W Foster Avenue in Chicago, IL. This group meets weekly on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. Come early, street parking only. If you have any questions about this group, contact support group facilitator Wayne Hoffman at waynehoffmandad@gmail.com or (312) 502-4212.

 

Columbus Metropolitan Library - Hilliard, Ohio

Group is currently running in person! Located at 4500 Hickory Chase Way in Hilliard Ohio at the Columbus Metropolitan Library. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm ET.  If you have any questions about this group, contact support group facilitator Jennifer Murrah at jennmurrah@gmail.com or (614) 756-9396.

 

 

 

 

 

Palatine Library

Group is currently running in person! Located at 700 North Ct, Palatine, IL 60067. This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. If you have any questions about this group, contact support group facilitator Judy Sturm at (847) 359-4140.

 

 

Central Dupage Hospital - Winfield, IL

In-person group starting in March 2023 - check back here for details. Located at 25 Winfield Rd, Winfield, IL 60190 at Central Dupage Hospital. This group will meet every Thursday at 6:30pm CT.  If you have any questions about this group, contact support group facilitator Bob Bendorf at  (630) 791-8064.

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