The DBSA Pasadena support group meets two nights each week:
Tuesday 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Our meetings are free. We do not ask for donations.
No reservation is needed. Feel free to attend any meeting that is convenient for you.
All discussions are confidential.
Individuals must be at least 18 years of age to attend.
Each meeting is led by a peer-facilitator who is also a member of the group.
Family and friends of individuals with depression or bipolar disorder are also welcome at our group meetings.
What happens at a support group meeting? Click here for more information.
Other Local DBSA Groups
Not in the Pasadena or Los Angeles area? Click here to find a free depression and bipolar support group near you.
Our meetings are held at Huntington Hospital which is located at 100 West California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105.
We meet in conference room 8, which can be entered through the cafeteria.
For your first meeting please arrive by 6:30pm to allow time to park and find the conference room.
Free parking on the street is available on both sides of Bellefontaine Street between Fair Oaks Avenue and Pasadena Avenue. The parking garages on Bellefontaine Street are for employees only.
A public parking garage is available for a fee at the main entrance to the hospital.
After parking on Bellefontaine Street, walk north on Pasadena Avenue. Follow the sign that says La Vina Entrance/Pasadena Ave Parking. Enter the La Vina building and proceed to the information desk.
Tell them you are going to the DBSA meeting and they will give you a visitor sticker and directions to the meeting room.
Information for Students
Students 18 and over who are studying psychology, psychiatry, or other mental health related fields may attend a meeting. Because of limited space for students, please contact us to schedule your visit.
On the night you attend, if any group member is not comfortable with the attendance of non-group members, then the student(s) would be asked to leave.