Mental Health • LGBTQ • Mood Disorder • Depression • Bipolar Disorder • Support Groups
DBSA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) Chicago is a Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance chapter specifically founded to meet the needs of the Chicago-area GLBT community with mood disorders or other significant psychological conditions, as well as their friends, partners, and family members.
The Alliance encourages individuals to join and discuss symptoms, treatment, drugs and side effects, stigma, proper diagnosis, relationships with friends and relatives, coping skills, sleep, exercise, nutrition, self-image, finding professional help, making and keeping friends, dating, and other issues important to the GLBT community. All information discussed is confidential and meetings are led by peers (other people who are recovering from an illness).
-Although most group members identify as LGBTQ+, everyone is welcome regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
-There is no cost to attend, but donations are welcome.
- This service is free
How to Apply
Walk in at the specified time to join. No registration is required. The group meets at the Center on Halsted every week, except on holidays when the building is closed.