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Texas

Houston - Bipolar Pit-Stop (MEETUP.COM - http://bipolar.meetup.com)
("Welcome to the Bi-Polar Pit Stop Houston. We are a support group for Bi-Polar sufferers and their families and/or anyone that would like to better understand what the Bi-Polar sufferer is going through. Sincerely, Monique Geske/ Organizer") – Join on-line and meet in person monthly.

San AntonioBipolar Pit-Stop (MEETUP.COM - http://bipolar.meetup.com) ("Meet with local people suffering from bipolar disorder (aka manic depression) for discussion, information, and support. This is a great way to make new friends.") - Join on-line and meet in person monthly.

CITY GROUP NAME ADDRESS ZIP CONTACT INFORMATION
Austin Texas DBSA 401 W. 15th St.,#675 78701 Diane Batchelder
888/716-2807
Fax: 512/478-5223
Austin DBSA Austin
PMB 358 PO Box 200255 78720 Michele Bibby
512/589-2404
Web Site: http://www.dbsalliance.org
Amarillo DBSA Panhandle 1605 Parker Street 79102 Ardis Martin, 806/372-1023
Arlington DBSA Arlington 4000 Woodland Park Blvd., #104 76013 Donna Huff, 817/795-9050
E-mail: fuzzy079@hotmail.com
Caldwell DBSA Brazos Valley Area Rt. 2 Box 374 77836 Janet H. Schafer, 409/567-7864
Corpus Christi DBSA Corpus Christi 4620 S. Alameda 78412 Pauli Wahlberg Gonsoulin, 512/993-3504
Frances Phelps, 512/853-1000
Dallas DBSA Dallas PO Box 224842 75222 Bill Drissel, 817/654-7100
El Paso DBSA El Paso PO Box 221542 79913 William E. Myers, 915/562-4887
Fax: 915/544-5992
Friendswood DBSA Bay Area PO Box 1742 77546 Paul Koll, 281/996-9740
E-mail: pkoll@oss.oceaneering.com
Ft. Worth DBSA Ft. Worth & Tarrant Co. PO Box 2361 76113 Mike Trager, 817/624-7453 or
817/654-7100
Georgetown DBSA Georgetown 416 Sequoia Trial W. 78628 Anita Smith, 512/863-5560
Dr. Stuart Crane, 512/255-4480
Fax: 512/388-9863
Houston DBSA Greater Houston PO Box 270341 77277 Info Line: 713/528-1546
Fax: 713/956-4858
E-mail: info@dbsahouston.org
Houston
(Ft. Bend County)
Bert Yancey Memorial DBSA 11626 Sandstone St. 77072 Kay York, 281/498-5036
Lake Jackson DBSA Brazoria County 226 Forest Drive 77566 Toni K. Hurt, 409/297-3533
San Antonio DBSA San Antonio 9821 Camino Villa, #1331 78254 E-mail: sadmda@yahoo.com
Texarkana DBSA Cope/Texarkana PO Box 3345 75504 Ann Tillotson, 903/831-3133
Tyler DBSA Tyler 12017 Sesame Lane 75707 Mary Mathison, 903/566-8401
Victoria DBSA Victoria Golden Crescent 510 Monterrey Street 77902 Don & Susan Will, 512/576-2918
Margie Sewalt, 512/582-4484

DBSA Chapters/Support Groups

Arlington
DBSA Arlington
Contact 1: Barbara Williams
Phone: (817) 456-6211

Austin
DBSA Austin
Contact 1: Michele Bibby
Phone: (512) 589-2404
Contact 2: Rhonda Loving
Phone: (512) 560-9477
Email: mabconsultant@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/Clubs?club_id=1199&pg=main

Corsicana
DBSA Navarro County
Contact 1: Sylvia Bonin
Phone: (903) 872-6302
Contact 2: Sue Long
Additional Phone: (903) 874-6815

Dallas
DBSA Dallas
Contact 1: Carol King
Phone: (972) 709-5464
Contact 2: Roger Hale
Additional Phone: (972) 768-2772
Email: dbsa-dallas@comcast.net
Website: www.dbsa-dallas.org

Desoto
DBSA Dallas
Contact 1: Kinike Bermudez or Carol King
Phone: (972) 709-5464

Duncanville
DBSA Dallas
Contact 1: Carol King
Phone: (214) 502-5496
Contact 2: Bob King
Additional Phone: (972) 709-5464
Email: dbsa-dallas@comcast.net
Website: www.dbsa-dallas.org

El Paso
DBSA El Paso
Contact 1: Barbara Schmidt
Phone: (915) 581-4163
Contact 2: Marylynn Piatck
Additional Phone: (915) 584-3555
Email: dbsaofelpaso@aol.com

El Paso
DBSA El Paso
Contact 1: Kathy Crenshaw
Phone: (915) 592-6776
Email: dbsaofelpaso@aol.com

Fort Worth
DBSA Ft. Worth & Tarrant County (Span. spkg women)
Contact 1: Lena Caballero
Phone: (817) 335-5405
Contact 2: MHA of Tarrant County
Additional Phone: (817) 335-5405
Fax: (817) 334-0025
Email: dbsa_fortworth@yahoo.com
Website: www.freewebs.com/dbsafortworthtx/

Ft. Worth
DBSA Ft. Worth & Tarrant Co.
Contact 1: Darlene Cathman
Phone: (817) 654-7100
Contact 2: MHA of Tarrant County
Additional Phone: (817) 335-5405
Fax: (817) 334-0025
Email: dbsa_fortworth@yahoo.com
Website: www.freewebs.com/dbsafortworthtx/

Garland
DBSA Dallas
Contact 1: Kinike Bermudez
Phone: (972) 495-0370
Contact 2: Carol King
Additional Phone: (972) 709-5464
Email: dbsa-dallas@comcast.net
Website: www.dbsa-dallas.org

Granbury
DBSA Acton - Granbury
Contact 1: Kenneth Parmer
Phone: (817) 579-6437
Contact 2: Rev. Lana Bradley
Additional Phone: (817) 326-5020

Houston
DBSA Greater Houston
Contact 1: Jennifer Urbach or Peggy Roe
Phone: (713) 812-1235
Fax: (713) 956-4858
Email: info@dbsahouston.org
Website: www.dbsahouston.org

Irving
DBSA Dallas
Contact 1: Carol King
Phone: (972) 709-5464
Email: dbsa-dallas@comcast.net
Website: www.dbsa-dallas.org

Killeen
DBSA Central Texas
Contact 1: Larry Egly
Phone: (254) 630-9141

Richardson
DBSA Dallas
Contact 1: Kinike Bermudez
Phone: (972) 495-0370
Contact 2: Carol King
Additional Phone: (972) 709-5464
Email: dbsa-dallas@comcast.net
Website: www.dbsa-dallas.org

Round Rock
DBSA Round Rock
Contact 1: Robbye Oehlert
Phone: (512) 244-0283
Contact 2: Claudia Cearly
Additional Phone: (512) 255-8570

San Antonio
DBSA Christian Community of San Antonio
Contact 1: Barbara Livingston
Phone: (210) 824-1602
Email: dbsachristiancommunityofsa@netzero.net

San Antonio
DBSA San Antonio
Contact 1: Kathy Franklin
Phone: (210) 945-0689
Contact 2: Suellen Watkins
Additional Phone: (210) 682-2746
Email: MVKSF@att.net

Sunnyvale
DBSA Dallas
Contact 1: Roger Hale
Phone: (972) 768-2772
Contact 2: Carol King
Additional Phone: (972) 709-5464
Email: dbsa-dallas@comcast.net
Website: www.dbsa-dallas.org

Texarkana
DBSA Texarkana
Contact 1: Rachel Clark
Phone: (870) 773-4242
Contact 2: Trisha Hackworth
Additional Phone: (870) 773-0389 Cell Phone: (903) 276-9685
Email: dbsatexarkana@yahoo.com
Website: www.geocities.com/dbsatexarkana/

The Colony
DBSA Dallas
Contact 1: Mark Schriefer or Carol King
Phone: (972) 709-5464

Midland - BIPOLAR SUPPORT GROUP* Samaritan Counseling Center of West Texas, Inc. 10008 West County Road 116 Midland, TX 432-563-4144 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Free
San Antonio - DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT GROUP* Bipolar Support Alliance of San Antonio 8026 Floyd Curl Drive San Antonio, TX 78229 210-682-2746 Monday evenings 7 - 9 pm Free



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 Texas.

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: Texas
State Affiliate: NAMI Texas
Address: Fountain Park Plaza III
2800 South IH35, Suite 140
Austin, TX 78704
Primary Phone: (512)693-2000
Alternate Phone: (800)633-3760
Fax: (512)693-8000
Email Address: rpeyson@namitexas.org
Website: www.namitexas.org
President: Linda Groom
Executive Director: Robin Peyson

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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