DBSA California

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

 

Support Groups in California Sorted By City

For changes or if your DBSA group would like to be added, contact kathistringerATearthlink.net

Auburn new
Berkeley
Castro Valley
Chico
Chula Vista new
Costa Mesa
Del Mar new
Eagle Rock
El Cajon
Fresno
Fullerton
Garden Grove
Glendale
Hemet
Hillcrest
Huntington Beach
Irvine
Laguna Beach
Laguna Hills
Lake Forest
Las Gatos
La Jolla
Long Beach
Los Angeles

Merced
Modesto
Monrovia
Napa
Northridge
Oak Park
Orange
Palo Alto
Pasadena new
Placerville
Pleasanton
Rancho Bernardo
Ridgecrest
Ripon
Riverside
Sacramento
Salinas
San Diego
San Fernando Valley
San Francisco
San Jose
San Mateo
Santa Cruz
Santa Fe Springs
Santa Rosa
Temecula
Torrance
Ventura

Vista
Westminster


You can also check DBSA National website for support group information.

Auburn

DBSA - Auburn / Grass Valley (updated 4/20/2018) new
Gregg Cirllo: (530) 492-0048
David Bartley: (916) 247-6389
Email: dbsaaubgv@gmail.com


Berkeley

DBSA Berkley  (Updated 4/20/2018)
Jeff: (510) 653-2959
berkbipolar@yahoo.com

Meeting Location:
Alta Bates Hospital,
Herrick Campus
Maffley Auditorium, Level A
2001 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA
 
Meeting Dates and Times:
Thursdays: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturdays: 11 am to 1:00 pm:
Website: http://www.facebook.com/mobileprotection#!/pages/DBSA-Berkeley-Bipolar/206912409409826


Chula Vista

DBSA Chula Vista (updated 4/20/2018) new
Info: (858) 444-6776
email DBSA.Chula.Vista@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsasandiego.org 

Meeting Location:
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
Administrative Conference Room
751 Medical Center Court
Chula Vista, California 91911

Turn left into the first hallway and enter
the last door on your right, the
Administrative Conference Room.

Meeting Dates and Times:
Wednesdays: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 


Costa Mesa

DBSA of Orange County - Costa Mesa (Updated 4/18/18)
Nasser Nasralla: (949) 302-1276
Resource Center Tel: (714) 744-8718
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location:
Rock Harbor Church Offices
3095 Red Hill Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Meeting Days & Times:
Saturday, 10:00 - 12:00 p.m. (Patients only)


Castro Valley


 Chico

DBSA Chico (undated contact info 4/20/2018)
Ken Snyder: (530) 566-4380
Ken Snyder email: kensnyder1999@gmail.com
Jesse Kearns email: jkearns66@comcastnet.net

Meeting Location:
(Located at a church)
295 E. Washington Ave, Room 6
Chico, CA  95926
Meeting Times:  
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Del Mar

DBSA Del Mar (updated 4/20/2108) new
Roger: (858) 525-1509
email: RogerAlsabrook@yahoo.com
DBSA San Diego Info Line: (858) 525-1509
Website: http://www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
Pacifica Del Mar (restaurant atop Del Mar Plaza)
1555 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, California 92014

Meeting Days & Times:
3rd Tuesday of the month
2:00pm – 4:00pm


Eagle Rock


El Cajon

DBSA - El Cajon/Paradise East (Updated 4/20/2018)
Kel at (619) 828-0083
Email: Kel.San.Diego@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
Foothills Christian Church, Middle School
365 West Bradley Avenue, Room 3
El Cajon, California 92020

Meeting Dates and Times:
Tuesdays: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

 

DBSA - El Cajon (Updated 4/20/2018)
Bob: (619) 572-9710
email Agnes: dbsa-el-cajon-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: http://www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
Sharp Mesa Vista – East County
1460 East Main Street, Room 10
El Cajon, California 92021

Meeting Dates and Times:
Thursdays: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Fresno

Fresno DBSA
Helen Siporin
   (559) 981-6966
Debra Johnson (559) 981-6966
  
email: info@mha-cv.org
Website: http://www.mha-cv.org

Meeting Location:
Mental Health America of the Central Valley
5130 E. Clinton Way Ste 2135
Fresno, CA  93727
Meeting Times:   Every other Wednesday 7-8:30


Fullerton

DBSA Orange County - Fullerton  (Updated 4/18/2018)
Bipolar Resource Center: (714) 744-8718
Orlando Vera: (562) 665:7824
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location:
St. Jude Hospital (Bastanchury & Harbor)
101 East Valencia Mesa
Fullerton, CA 92835
North Tower Basement

Meeting Dates and Times:
Tuesdays from 7:00 to 9:00 pm  (Patients & Families)



Garden Grove

DBSA of Orange County - Garden Grove  (Updated 4/16/18)
Tel: (657) 667-6455
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location
Wellness Center West
11277 Garden Grove Blvd, Ste. 101-A
Garden Grove, CA  92804

Meeting Days & Times
Thursday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. (Patients only)
Tuesday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. (Patients only)

Vietnamese Speaking Support Group

Wednesday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. (Patients only)


Glendale


Hemet

DBSA Hemet Foundations (Updated 4/17/2018)
Rhonda Thompson (951) 533-8377
Gary Brown (951) 305-6488
Email for Rhonda: rthom211@gmail.com

Meeting Location:
Trinity Lutheran Church
191 S Columbia Street
Hemet, CA 92544
 
Meeting Dates and Times:
Monday: 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Located in Riverside County


Hillcrest

DBSA Hillcrest
Rob: (619) 299-5650,
email Dean: rightwright@hotmail.com 
Website: www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
UCSD Outpatient Psychiatric Services
140 Arbor Drive, Room 215
San Diego, California 92103

Meeting Dates and Times:
Thursdays: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Notes:
Free parking is available under the building.


Huntington Beach


DBSA Orange County - Huntington Beach (updated 4/18/18)
Bipolar Research Center: (714) 744-8718
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location:
Huntington Beach Medical Center Hospital
17772 Beach Boulevard (between Slater & Talbert)
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Basement Cafeteria Conference Room

Meeting Dates and Times:

Family Support Group
Family, Caregivers only; no Patients or Children under 18
1st Saturday of the Month from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Patients & Family
Saturdays from 10:00 to 12:00 pm

DBSA Orange County - Huntington Beach  (updated 4/18/18)
Bipolar Research Center: (714) 744-8718
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location:
Saint Bonaventure Church
16400 Springdale Street (cross street is Heil)
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Meets in Hall Conference Room

Meeting Dates and Times:

Wednesday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm  (Patients & Family)


Irvine

DBSA South Orange County - Irvine  (updated 4/12/18)

Joel and Lynn Gazis-Sax (949) 683-9211
Website:  http://dbsasoc.cf

Meeting Location:
Orange County Friends Meeting
2091 Business Center Drive,
Irvine, CA 92612
Meeting Dates and Times:
Fridays 7 to 9 pm


Laguna Beach

DBSA Orange County - Laguna Beach (Updated 4/18/2018)
Bipolar Research Center: (714) 744-8718
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location:
Mission Hospital
31872 Pacific Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Basement auditorium
 
Meeting Dates and Times:

Thursdays, 7:00 to 9:00 pm  (Patients and Families)


Laguna Hills

DBSA South Orange County - Laguna Hills (updated 4/12/18)
Joel & Lynn Gazis-Sax (949) 445-1073
Website:  http://dbsasoc.cf

Meeting Location:
Conference Room at
23121 Plaza Pointe Dr,
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Meeting Dates and Times:
Mondays 7 to 9 pm


Lake Forest

DBSA of Orange County - Lake Forest  (Updated 4/18/18)
Tel: (949) 528-6822
Tel: (714) 744-8718
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location
Wellness Center South
23072 Lake Center Drive.  Ste. 115
Lake Forest CA 92630

Meeting Days & Times
Friday, 5:00 - 5:50 p.m. (Patients only)
Saturday, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. (Patients only)
Monday, 11:00 - 12:15 p.m. (Patients only)

 


Las Gatos


La Jolla

DBSA La Jolla  (Updated 4/20/2018)
DBSA San Diego Info Line: (858) 444-6776
email: info@dbsasandiego.org
Website: www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
VA San Diego Medical Center
3350 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, California 92161

Meeting Dates and Times:
Mondays: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Thursdays: 6:00pm – 8:00pm


Long Beach

DBSA of Orange County - East Long Beach (Updated 4/18/18)
Glenn Syrop: (562) 295-7316
Tel: (714) 744-8718
email: DBSAEastLB@gmail.com 
Website: http://www.dbsaoc.org/dbsaelb  

Meeting Location:
LB Veterans Administration Medical Center
5901 E. 7th St., Bldg. 128, 2nd Floor, Room J-216
Long Beach, CA 90822 (Directions: (562) 295-7316)

Meeting Dates and Times:

Wednesday: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  (Patients & Family)

 


Los Angeles

DBSA Los Angeles CA   (Updated 4/18/2018)
Adult Peer Support Group
Website: dbsalaca.org
Phone: (213) 316-6568
Email: info@dbsalaca.org
RSVP+Details: www.meetup.com/dbsalaca

Meeting Location:
Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion
 
Meeting Dates and Times:
Meets Weekly on Monday nights 6:30-9pm


Merced


Modesto

DBSA - Stanislaus County (updated 4/20/2018)
Info (209) 271-3429
Donald: 209-765-6449
Fatemeh: 209-271-3429

Meeting Location:
Memorial Hospital
1800 Coffee Rd Rm 61
Modesto, CA

Meeting Dates and Times:
Wednesdays: First (1st) and third (3rd) of each month
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm.


Monrovia

DBSA Monrovia
Contact 1: Tony Gonzalez (626) 359-7538
email:  info@dbsamonrovia.org
Website: http://dbsamonrovia.org


Napa

DBSA Napa
Sherrie Cadwell: (707) 738-2195
email: sherrie.napa@comcast.net 
Diane Low: (707) 252-3042
email: diane@napabipolardepression.org
Fax: (888) 280-8424
Website: http://www.napabipolardepression.org

Meeting Location:
Clinic Olé
2nd Fir-Schafer Room
1141 Pear Tree Lane
Napa, CA 94558
Meeting Dates and Times:
Mondays 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm,


Northridge

DBSA Northridge
Contact 1: Jeff Fox (818) 850-3272 or advisor@dbsanorthridge.org
email: info@dbsanorthridge.org
Website: www.dbsanorthridge.org

 


Oak Park

 


Orange

DBSA Orange County - Orange  (Updated 4/18/2018)
Bipolar Resource Center (714) 744-8718
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location:
St. Joseph Hospital (near Main and La Veta)
1100 West Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92868
Northeast/Sister Elizabeth Building
First Floor, Conf. Rooms 1-4
 
Meeting Dates and Times:

Friday:  7:00 to 9:00 pm (Patients Only)
Saturday: 10:00 to 12:00 pm (Patients Only)
Tuesday: 7:00 to 9:00 pm (Patients Only)

Support for Transitional Years - ages 18-30
Tuesday: 7:00 to 9:00 pm (Patients Only)

DBSA Orange County - Orange  (Updated 4/18/2018)
Bipolar Resource Center
Tel: (714) 744-8718
Tel: (714) 361-4860
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location:
Wellness Center Central
401 S. Tustin Street, Bldg. C
Orange, CA 92866

Meeting Dates and Times:

Wednesday:  10:30 to 12:00 pm (Patients & Family)
Tuesday: 10:30 to 12:00 pm (Patients & Family)


Palo Alto

Palo Alto DBSA Support Group
Phone: (650) 326-6313
Email: dbsapaloalto@gmail.com
Website: dbsapaloalto.org
Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Depression-Bipolar-Support-Alliance-Palo-Alto/events/177828002/

Meeting Location:
Palo Alto VA Hospital
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA, 94306
Every Wednesday (including holidays) 6:30 - 8:30
https://www.google.com/maps/@37.4099629,-122.1352266,14z?hl=en
 


DBSA Pasadena (Updated 4/18/2018)
Contact Dave at (818) 404-2359
email: info@dbsapasadena.com
Website: http://www.dbsapasadena.com/

        Meeting Location:
        Huntington Hospital
        100 West California Boulevard
        Pasadena, CA 91105

        Meeting dates and times:
        Tuesday 7:00pm to 9:00pm
        Thursday 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Placerville

Bipolar Insights (Interactive Class / Educational)
Marcia Rose: (530) 642-0859
trust@bipolarinsights.com  
Website: http://www.bipolarinsights.com

Meeting Location:
Marchall Medical
681 Main Street, Room 208
Placerville, CA 95667
Meeting Dates and Times:
Sundays 7 pm
County: El Dorado County

Meeting Location:
Green Valley Community Church
3500 Missouri Flat Road, Room 304
Placerville, CA 95667
Meeting Dates and Times:
Monday 7 pm
County: El Dorado County


Pleasanton


Rancho Bernardo


DBSA  San Diego County / Rancho Bernardo  (updated 4/16/18)
Mark: (858) 538-8450
Info line: (858) 487-3200
email: dbsaranchobernardo@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
Aurora Psychiatric Hospital
11878 Avenue of Industry
Rancho Bernardo, CA 92128

Meeting Dates and Times:
Tuesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

DBSA  San Diego County / Rancho Bernardo (updated 4/20/2018)
Info: (858) 518-3176
Website: http://www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
San Rafael Catholic Church Parish Center,
17252 Bernardo Center Drive, Room J
San Diego, California 92128 (Rancho Bernardo)

Meeting Dates and Times:
2nd and 4th Wednesday
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Meetings are for family and friends.
This is not a faith-based group.

 


Ridgecrest


Ripon


Riverside


DBSA Riverside  (updated 4/11/18)
Jo Ann Martin: (951) 780-3366 (Mes. Phone)
Leroy Menill: (951) 241-3925
http://www.dbsatoday.com

Meeting Location:
Mental Health Administration Building
4095 County Circle Dr.
Riverside, CA 92503

Meeting Dates and Times:
Saturday: 10 am to 12 pm
 


Sacramento

DBSA Sacramento (updated 4/20/2018)
Andrea Cook: (916) 875-4710
Blia Cha: (916) 875-4710

Meeting Location:

Meeting Dates and Times:


Salinas

DBSA Omni Resource Center  (updated contact info 4/20/2018)
Jessica Hernandez: (831) 800-4530 x432
Susan Brier: (831) 800-7530 x434 or sbrier@interminc.org
Fax: (831) 754-3837
Email: Jhernandez@interiminc.org
Website: http://www.interiminc.org/omni

Meeting Location:
DBSA OMNI Resource Center
1033 S. Main St, Suite A
Salinas, CA 93901

Meeting Days and Times:
Brown BAG Lunch Group Fridays, 12 to 1:30 PM
Office Hours: 11am-4pm Mon-Fri
Phone 831-754-3838 if you need a ride!


San Diego

DBSA San Diego
(858)-535-4793
dbsasandiego@yahoogroups.com

Meeting Location:
VA Medical Center
3350 La Jolla Village Drive, Rm 2011
San Diego, CA 92161
Thursdays from 6 to 8 PM, 5:45 check-in (Including All Holidays)
*** Smaller than the Monday group ***
http://www.dbsasandiego.org
Located in San Diego County

San Diego
DBSA San Diego Hillcrest/UCSD
Steve: (619) 263-4655
dbsasandiego@yahoogroups.com

Meeting Location
UCSD
Outpatient Psychiatric Services, Rm 318
140 Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103
Meeting Info: Thursdays 2 to 4pm.
Close to UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest
This is an area with difficult parking but there is free parking available under building
Located in San Diego County

San Diego
DBSA San Diego
(888) 274-3637
dbsasandiego@yahoogroups.com

Meeting Location:
VA Medical Center
3350 La Jolla Village Drive, Rm 2011
San Diego, CA 92161
Meeting Dates and Times: Mondays from 6 to 8 pm, 5:45 check-in (Including All
Holidays)
http://www.dbsasandiego.org
Large attendance, after introduction and news the group breaks into smaller groups,
including a family group.
1st Monday of the month - Speakers when available
at the UCSD Medical School Campus
Garren Auditorium, Basic Science Bldg. (a short walk from the VA)
Located in San Diego County

El Cajon
DBSA Paradise East
Contact 1: Kel (858) 342-4347
Contact 2: DBSA San Diego Info Line (858) 444-6776
Website:  http://www.dbsasandiego.org
Email: kel.sandiego@gmail.com

        Meeting Location:
        1460 E. Main Street, Room 108
        El Cajon, CA  92019
        Meeting Dates and Times: Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm


San Fernando Valley


San Francisco

DBSA San Francisco
David Brunn: (415) 601-3429
dbsasf@gmail.com
http://www.dbsaf.org

 

DBSA San Francisco - Family Members and Friends
Harry: (650) 430-2909
(415) 781-0500 (Crisis Line)
dbsasf@gmail.com

Meeting Location:
St. Francis Hospital
Lower Level, Conference rooms A and B
900 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Serving: San Francisco
Website: http://dbsasf.org
Meeting Dates and Times:
1st and 3rd Mondays from 6:45 to 8:15 PM
(Located between Pine and Bush)
Located in San Francisco County

DBSA San Francisco - Young Adults
Harry: (650) 430-2909
(415) 781-0500 (Crisis Line)
dbsasf@gmail.com

Meeting Location:
St. Francis Hospital
Lower Level, Conference rooms A and B
900 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Serving: San Francisco
Website: http://dbsasf.org
Meeting Dates and Times:
1st and 3rd Mondays from 6:45 to 8:15 PM
(Located between Pine and Bush)
Located in San Francisco County

DBSA San Francisco - Adults
(415) 995-4792
(415) 781-0500 (Crisis Line)
dbsasf@gmail.com

Meeting Location:
St. Francis Hospital
Lower Level, Conference rooms A and B
900 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Serving: San Francisco
Website: www.dbsasf.org 
Meeting Dates and Times:
Mondays from 6:45pm to 8:15Pm
Saturdays from 1:30 to 3 pm
(Located between Pine and Bush)
Located in San Francisco County


San Jose

DBSA San Jose (Updated 4/16/18)
Mike Pearl
Tel: (408) 831 1499
info@dbsasanjose.org


San Mateo

DBSA Peninsula
Joel Blatt
(650) 299-8880 - Mtg Vm
(650) 964-1409 personal
dfaria@comcast.net

Meeting Location:
College Heights Church
1150 West Hillsdale blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94403
Updated Contact Info on 2/20/08
from Ann Dinowitz to Fred Wright
Meeting Info: Tuesday nights, 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Located in San Mateo County


Santa Cruz


Santa Fe Springs


Santa Rosa


Temecula

DBSA Temecula  (updated 4/20/2018)
Mike: (951) 551-1186
Email: DBSA.Temecula@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
Mary Phillips Senior Center
41845 6th Street
Temecula, CA 92590
Located in Riverside County

Meeting Dates and Times:
Fridays: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm


Torrance

DBSA Torrance
Bryan: (415) 306-2658
email: blc0925@yahoo.com
Scott:  (310) 370-5054

Meeting Location:
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
West Tower, 2nd fl., Rm A
3325 Medical Center Dr.
Torrance, CA 90505
Meeting Dates and Times:
2nd & 4th Saturday of every month
from 10:00 AM to Noon

Alternate Thursday evenings
from 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Check website for dates:
http://www.dbsasouthbay.org
Locate d in Los Angeles County


Ventura

DBSA Ventura
Denise Krischke: (805) 253-3289
DBSA_Ventura@yahoo.com

Meeting Location
Bible Fellowship Church
6950 Ralston Street
Building 300, Room 301
Ventura, CA 93003
 
Meeting Dates and Times:
Tuesdays 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Meeting Location
Adult Wellness & Recovery Center (805) 650-1250)
56 E. Main Street in Suite 103
Ventura, CA
 
Meeting Dates and Times

1st and 3rd Wed, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Vista

DBSA Vista / North Coastal  (updated 4/20/2018)
Katherine at (760) 535-1103
email DBSA.Vista@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dbsasandiego.org

Meeting Location:
Tri-City Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
510 West Vista Way
Vista, California 92083

Meeting Dates and Times:
Wednesday
2:30pm – 4:00pm


Westminster

DBSA Orange County - Westminster  (Updated 4/18/2018)
Bipolar Resource Center (714) 744-8718
email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Website: www.dbsaoc.org

Meeting Location:
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
14271 Locust Street
Westminster, CA 92683
Meets in the Relief Society Room
 
Meeting Dates and Times:

Spanish Speaking Support Group
1st & 3rd Tuesday:  6:30 to 9:00 pm (Patients Only)