2 Meetup Groups match “Mania and Depression” near Portland, OR
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We are DBSA Hillsboro and DBSA Forest Grove. We hold peer-led support meetings for people who live with mood disorders like depression and bipolar disorder. Meetings are open to family members and other support persons. Not all our members are on Meetup so RSVP's do not reflect the size of the meeting.
The purpose of this group comes from my own experience before being diagnosed with Bi-Polar. Now in recovery for two years and medicated, I have found certain activities (maybe all) don't stimulate my brain in this new way of life. Only the ones that will lead me back that I am working on not doing. I can understand the thoughts of going off medications. Going to groups I have felt safe to find courage to be vulnerable with my emotions and feelings. I understand how we become numb with medicati …
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