Mood Disorders Support and Education Group

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2015 Schedule

The Mood Disorders Support and Education Group is help every 4th Thursday of the month (unless noted otherwise) from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

Location:   Duke Faculty Practice
                2200 W. Main Street
                3rd Floor Conference room Suite 340
                Durham, NC 2770

  • Thursday, June 23
    "The Latest Treatments for Mood Disorders"
    Guest speaker: John Beyer, MD, Medical Director, Duke Faculty Practice
  • Thursday, July 28
    "
    Through Thick and Thin" a model to help people deal with loved ones who struggle with their emotions."
    Guest Speaker: Melissa Miller, PhD
  • Thursday, August 25
    "All about NAMI Durham"
    NAMI Durham is an active, caring, friendly group of people, whose members consist of relative and firends of people with mental illness, professional service provides, policy makers, people with psychiatric disabilities, and other cerncerned citizens. 
  • Thursday, September 22
    "Sleep Issues and Modd Disorders"
    Guest Speaker: Meg Lineberger, PhD
  • Thursday, October 27
  • Thursday, November 17 (NOTE different date due to holiday)
  • Thursday, December 22 (NOTE different date due to holiday)

 
Our meetings are every 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00-7:00 pm. This meeting is open to new participants at any time, and there is no charge for attending.

The format includes open discussion, and occasional guest speakers. We create lots of opportunities for questions and discussion of all aspects of mood disorders. Our group has been beneficial for people experiencing mood disorders, including bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety. We are open to patients, family members, and loved ones who want to learn about or be supported in dealing with the effects of Mood Disorders.

This is NOT a therapy group, but is instead a place to meet to ask questions and receive support. Discussions are in an open format with specialty topics and guest speakers to be announced throughout the year. We also provide information about current research studies within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, as well as any available clinical interventions at Duke and within the community.

Below is a listing of the future dates for the 2014 season. If you would like to receive monthly reminders or updates about this group, please email Cindy Jones at Jones106@mc.duke.edu.

If you have any questions or need directions, please call Cindy Jones at 919-286-5261.