DBSA Activity: Dia de los Muertos Parade, Sunday, November 6, 2011

Members, friends and family of DBSA Albuquerque are invited to attend the Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade on Sunday, November 6.


Revelemos Los Mitos – Unmasking The Dream.

What: Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade.
When: Sunday, November 6th, 4 – 8 pm.
Where: Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Click for map.
How much: The event is FREE.

In addition to the parade, there will be music, altars, food and art vendors at the event.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Carlee Philpot at 505 382 4479 or Steve Bringe 505 514 6750, or email to skbringe@gmail.com.

Hope to see you there… it should be a fun night out!

DBSA Activity: Bosque Walk, Sunday, October 23, 2011

Come and experience the fall colors of the Bosque with members of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Albuquerque!

Enjoy a leisurely walk amongst friends where you can view ducks, geese, and other wildlife enjoying the Alameda Wetland!

What: DBSA Bosque Walk.
When: Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 2 p.m.
Where: Alameda Open Space. We will be meeting at the parking lot on the southeast side of the Alameda Blvd. bridge.
Who: DBSA members and their friends and family.
How much: DBSA will be paying for admission.

Click for map.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Carlee Philpot at 505 382 4479 or Steve Bringe at 505 514 6750, or email at skbringe@gmail.com. Looking forward to seeing you there!

LC2 Meeting – Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Here’s the latest from our friends at LC2:


October is Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of our monthly Local Collaborative 2 meeting we will be hosting a Traditional Hispanic meal!

We will have a Placita con Fred Sandoval to learn more about and celebrat various Hispanic Cultures.

Featured Presenters: Lissa Knudsen & Fred Sandoval.

This is an open and free event for all!

Date: Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Place: First Unitarian Church – 3701 Carlisle, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Behavioral Health Local Collaborative 2 welcomes ALL community members to our monthly meetings where we provide opportunities to pool resources around Substance Abuse & Mental Health in Our Community.


Our DBSA chapter president Sonya Browning will be giving an update on DBSA at Tuesday’s meeting, so it’d be a good chance to drop in and support Sonya!

Research survey from Boston University Center of Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Participants needed for a research study at the Recovery Center.

Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation is conducting a research study on how adults with psychiatric conditions view work.

Who can participate?
Individuals who feel comfortable filling out a survey about their view of work.
People in recovery from a psychiatric condition.
Individuals currently employed or employed for at least six months in the past three years.

What does it involve?
Filling out the survey electronically for 45 minutes.

What are the benefits of participating in the research study?
This study can tell the mental health and vocational rehabilitation fields about how people with psychiatric disabilities view their work.

Compensation and other information about the study.
You will receive a total of $25 for filling out the survey.
We will maintain confidentiality and privacy of the information you provide.
Your participation in the study is completely voluntary.

If you would like more information please contact Dr. Uma Millner at 617-353-3549 or umillner@bu.edu.
We will be in touch with you about the study.