About DBSA

Welcome to the DBSA Albuquerque website for peer support groups and additional behavioral health resources in the Greater Albuquerque Metropolitan Area and the State of New Mexico. DBSA Albuquerque is the first and longest-running DBSA chapter in the State of New Mexico.

The Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance is an international non-profit mental health organization dedicated to providing weekly peer support groups for those living with the challenges and triumphs of a mood disorder and related behavioral health and medical health issues. In an environment of mutual understanding, caring, and encouragement, we at DBSA Albuquerque believe every peer has the ability and strength within to empower themselves in their recovery journeys. Peer support is a very important factor in meaningful wellness and recovery for many of those with mental health issues.

DBSA Albuquerque is a free service to our communities. We are a self-supportive non-profit organization and donations are appreciated, which go to support group expenses, educational program sponsorship, and peer group activities.

Our peer support groups follow the DBSA Support Group Guidelines provided by DBSA National in Chicago, Illinois. These guidelines are designed for the safety and protection of all participants.

In addition to our weekly peer support groups, DBSA Albuquerque routinely offers social activities for peers and their families/friends to enjoy. We have tw