DBSAFC HOME


Connecting residents of Northern Virginia with hope for mental health recovery
through support groups and educational programs run by and for peers, located in your community.

Learn more about our work below or contact:
Executive Director, Anne Cowley, at anc436@aol.com or (703) 354-5104.
Assistant Director, Walter Washington, at  dbsa.fc@gmail.com or (703) 300-9767.

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Falls Church is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, funded in part by
Virginia's Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.

Weekly Support Groups


A safe place to connect with people who understand what you're going through and to share ideas for finding wellness, using the DBSA support group model.
Facilitated by trained peers with lived- experience dealing with mental health challenges. Several days, times and locations offered.

Educational Programs

Pathways to Recovery
Peer Study Group

The goal is to help empower people with mental health challenges to use their strengths to make positive changes in their lives.

Fairfax, VA
Mondays 2PM to 4PM
CSB MERRIFIELD CENTER
8221 WILLOW OAKS CORPORATE DRIVE
FAIRFAX, VA 22031
PEER RESOURCE CENTER Suite 1-105


Arlington, VA
Wednesday 10AM to 12PM
ARLINGTON PEERS HELPING PEERS
3219 COLUMBIA PIKE Suite 101
ARLINGTON, VA 22204
for directions call 703.567.1346

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT
Walter Washington (571)723-2327
dbsa.fc@gmail.com
Sandra Henderson (703)298-8022
shender878@aol.com


Annual Retreat




A three-day retreat located outside of DC for time to connect with peers and study recovery topics in depth. Free and open to Virginia residents.

The dates for the retreat are Friday June 9 thru Sunday June 11, 2017.

Registration package can be picked up at any of our support group after
January 15, 2017

Please register by Saturday May 27, 2017 

Learn more