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New York

Staten Island - ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP- Freedom From Fear, 308 Seaview Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305 Ken Dupey - 718-351-1717 ext. 24 Thursdays 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Free

New York City Bipolar Meetup Group (MEETUP.COM-http://bipolar.meetup.com)
("There are too many of us who do not understand the nature of our difficulty and have very few people in our lives who can directly relate...") Join on-line and meet in person monthly.

CITY GROUP NAME ADDRESS ZIP CONTACT INFORMATION
Binghamton MDSG Binghamton PO Box 1236 13901 Jude Trepa, 607/778-2532
Mary Griswold, 607/775-1812
Goshen DBSA Mood Disorders/Orange County/MHA Orange County 20 Walker Street 10924 Frank Cardinal, 914/427-4892
E-mail: frankcardinal@hotmail.com
Horseheads
(Elmira)
DBSA Finger Lakes 375-377 West Church Street 14901 George A. Griffith, 607/734-4789
E-mail: info@dmdaotfl.com
Website: www.dmdaotfl.com
Ithaca DBSA Ithaca Bipolar Explorers Club 1013 N. Tioga St. 14850 Carole Stone, 607/277-7114
Mary Grace O'Connor, 607/564-0030
E-mail: cs19@cornell.edu
Long Island
(Merrick)
MDSG Long Island 110 Grove Street 11566 Marge Alanwick, 516/379-1238
or 516/379-9247 vm
New York MDSG NY PO Box 30377 10011 Tory Masters, 212/533-MDSG (6374)
Web site: www.mdsg.org
E-mail: info@mdsg.org
New York
DBSA New York City/Mt. Sinai
100 LaSalle Street, #5A
10027
Joyce Gottlieb, 212/241-8924
Fax: 212/222-7504
E-mail: dmdanycmts@aol.com
Poughkeepsie Dutchess County MHA
510 Haight Ave.
12603
Krista Barringer, 914/473-2500 x308
Fax: 914/473-4870
E-mail: mhadc@frontiernet.com
Website: www.mhadc.com
Rochester
DBSA Rochester
159 Kim Lane
14626
Christy Paradise, 716/368-9375
E-mail: rochesterdmda@hotmail.com
White Plains
(Yonkers)
Westchester DMDSG/White Plains
White Plains Hospital Center
441 Van Cortlandt Park Ave.
10705
914/476-4720
Woodburne
DBSA Sullivan & Southern Ulster County
Route 1, Box 198C
12788
George Rusin 914/434-0248
or Bonita Searles, 914/482-5632
E-mail: jerzymr@catskill.net
searlesb@catskill.net


DBSA Chapters/Support Groups

Binghamton
DBSA Binghamton
Contact 1: Chris Retraske
Phone: (607) 648-7196
Contact 2: Bunny Mathews
Additional Phone: (607) 772-6233

Brockport
DBSA Rochester
Contact 1: Paul Schultz
Phone: (585) 797-8909
Contact 2: Rita Cronise
Additional Phone: (585) 234-8432 (Chapter Contact Phone)
Email: vincetaz@yahoo.com
Website: www.dbsaroch.org

Buffalo
DBSA Buffalo
Contact 1: Richard D'Amato
Phone: (716) 316-6795
Contact 2: Mike Coffman
Additional Phone: (716) 866-5293
Email: docdamato@hotmail.com

Canandaigua
DBSA Canandaigua (for friends and family)
Contact 1: Lisa Rising-Patchen
Phone: (585) 398-2514
Contact 2: Rita Cronise
Additional Phone: (585) 924-7936
Fax: (585) 924-7936 (call first)
Email: dbsafarmington@rochester.rr.com
Website: www.dbsaroch.org

Corning
DBSA Finger Lakes
Contact 1: Lola Mitchell
Phone: (607) 734-4789
Fax: (607) 734-4789
Email: info@dbsafingerlakes.org
Website: http://www.dbsafingerlakes.org

Elmira
DBSA Finger Lakes
Contact 1: Lola Mitchell
Phone: (607) 734-4789
Fax: (607) 734-4789
Email: info@dbsafingerlakes.org
Website: http://www.dbsafingerlakes.org

Farmington
DBSA Canandaigua (for friends and family)
Contact 1: Lisa Rising-Patchen
Phone: (585) 234-8432
Contact 2: Rita Cronise
Additional Phone: (585) 924-7936
Fax: (585) 924-7936 (call first)
Email: dbsacanandaigua@aol.com
Website: www.dbsaroch.org

Farmington
DBSA Canandaigua
Contact 1: Lisa Rising-Patchen
Phone: (585) 234-8432
Contact 2: Rita Cronise
Additional Phone: (585) 924-7936
Fax: (585) 924-7936 (call first)
Email: dbsacanandaigua@aol.com
Website: www.dbsaroch.org

Fishkill
DBSA Poughkeepsie/Fishkill, MHA
Contact 1: Marjorie Tortorella
Phone: (845) 473-2500 ext. 316
Contact 2: Lydia Edelhaus
Additional Phone: (845) 473-2500 ext. 342
Email: mhadcfss@hvc.rr.com

Ithaca
DBSA Ithaca Bipolar Explorers Club
Contact 1: Carol Stone
Phone: (607) 277-7114
Contact 2: Lynne Taetzsch
Additional Phone: (607) 273-0266
Email: artbylt@earthlink.net

New Windsor
DBSA Orange County
Contact 1: Joy Pfleger
Phone: (845) 566-1554
Email: connecttogether@hvc.rr.com

New York
DBSA MDSG New York
Contact 1: Judy McEwen
Phone: (212) 533-MDSG *6374*
Fax: (212) 675-0614
Email: info@mdsg.org
Website: www.mdsg.org

Poughkeepsie
DBSA Poughkeepsie/Fishkill, MHA
Contact 1: Marjorie Tortorella
Phone: (845) 473-2500 ext. 316
Contact 2: Lydia Edelhaus
Additional Phone: (845) 473-2500 ext. 342
Fax: (845) 473-4870
Email: mhadcfss@hvc.rr.com
Website: www.mhadc.com

Rochester
DBSA Rochester
Contact 1: Rita Cronise
Phone: (585) 234-8432
Contact 2: Paul Schultz
Additional Phone: (585) 797-8909
Fax: (585) 924-7936 (call first)
Email: dbsacanandaigua@aol.com
Website: www.dbsaroch.org

Rochester
DBSA Rochester (for friends and family)
Contact 1: Rita Cronise
Phone: (585) 234-8432
Contact 2: Paul Scultz
Additional Phone: (585) 797-8909
Fax: (585) 924-7936 (call first)
Website: www.dbsaroch.org

Rochester
DBSA Parents with Bipolar Children Rochester
Contact 1: David Barker
Phone: (585) 429-7350
Contact 2: Kim Williams
Additional Phone: (315) 597-9007
Email: youthbipolar@frontiernet.net
Website: www.dbsaroch.org

Syracuse
DBSA CNY
Contact 1: Gregg Phillips
Phone: (315) 446-2235
Email: Gphilli4@twcny.rr.com
Website: www.cnydepression.com

White Plains
DBSA Westchester
Contact 1: Liz
Phone: (914) 476-4720 or (914) 497-3449
Contact 2: Jose
Additional Phone: (914) 471-3456
Email: wdbsa@optonline.net

Yorktown
DBSA Yorktown
Contact 1: Lidia Alexander
Phone: (914) 737-7837
Contact 2: Kurt Tegtmeir
Additional Phone: (914) 879-1419
Email: livenow99@cs.com



The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF) has a website at: http://www.bpkids.org that provides information to support families with children with bipolar. Fact sheets, newsletters, chat rooms, physician locators, and a support group directory for each state are also provided on this site.


Meetup.com helps people find others who share their interest or cause (like bipolar disorder), get involved on-line and locally, and form lasting, influential, local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face. You may view a list of cities and states where meetings occur on their website (at http://www.meetup.com/locale).


If you have questions regarding bipolar disorder or are having trouble finding a support group in your area, you can contact the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for publications or other help at the NIMH Information Center at 1-866-615-6464 or at nimhinfo@nih.gov.

National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all.phpects of mental health and mental illness. NMHA has more than 340 affiliates nationwide. To find help and/or a support group in your community, contact NMHA by internet at: http://www.nmha.org/affiliates/ or by phone at: 1-800-969-NMHA (6642).

UNITED WAY (Information and Referral): Dial 211 for information about support groups and services in New York.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
has a state organization in all 50 states as well as in Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. There are also more than 1,200 local affiliates spanning all 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico.

Your State NAMI
State: New York
State Affiliate: NAMI New York State
Address: 260 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12210-1312
Primary Phone: (518)462-2000
Alternate Phone: (800)950-3228
Fax: (518)462-3811
Email Address: naminys@naminys.org
Website: www.naminys.org
President: Michael Silverberg
Executive Director: David Seay

IF YOU ARE IN A CRISIS, PLEASE CALL: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Or: 1-800-273-TALK(1-800-273-8255)

If you are in a crisis please call:
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) or
1-800-273-TALK (8255)


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