DBSA: Now Training Peer Facilitators for peer mood disorders support groups


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Greater Baltimore AreaBaltimore, MD 21218


DBSA Roland Park is a local affiliate of The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, a national non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of people with mood disorders. We provide support groups for people with depression and bipolar disorder as well as their families and friends.

DBSA's current focus is training support group peer facilitators to fill the unmet need across our Greater Baltimore geographical area. Requirements: Facilitators must have first-hand experience with mood disorders/must be peers, must respect and like people, have empathy and hold meetings with regularity.

An experienced DBSA peer facilitator gives the training which includes official DBSA materials, DVD and discussion. Ongoing guidance and support from DBSA facilitator and DBSA staff follow the session.


  • Mental Health
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Planning
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hours each for meetings twice a month
  • Willingness to make contact w/group members; Take calls and email from new members; spec. proj
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