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Guest Speaker, Ms. Elizabeth Zuckerman

Ms. Elizabeth Zuckerman of Zuckerman & Fisher, L.L.C. gave a well received presentation on employment and workplace issues to our group on Tuesday, August 12. She explained what our rights are as employees under state and federal law. Though employees are not required to...
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DBSA Princeton Achieves Tax Exempt Status

DBSA Princeton is now a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under federal IRS rules. This means that our group may accept tax-deductible donations from individuals and may apply for and receive grants that are available to tax-exempt organizations. To make a tax-deductible...
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Wednesday Night Peer Group Meetings Return

DBSA Princeton is pleased to announce the return of Wednesday night peer group meetings. The Wednesday night meetings are being reinstated because our Tuesday meetings have been overly successful, drawing about 30 attendees most weeks over recent months. It is hoped that the...
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DBSA Princeton supports the NAMI Mercer Walk

DBSA Princeton was out in force with 15 participants in the NAMI Mercer 5k walk held at the Educational Testing Service in Lawrenceville, NJ on Saturday, May 30, 2009. This was NAMI Mercer’s second fundraising walk. As of June 9, we raised $870 for NAMI Mercer, far...
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Nutrition Speaker

Ellen Cottone, Registered Dietician, gave a much appreciated presentation on Nutrition and Mental Healthon May 12, 2009. You can get her hand out here (Adobe PDF document).
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Family and Friends Meeting

Our pilot Family and Friends meeting of April 14 was a success with nine family members participating. Amandalynn Salzman, a Family Specialist with the Intensive Family Support Services program of Greater Trenton Behavioral Health-Care, provided much appreciated support and...
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Guest Speaker Dr. Ricardo Fernandez

Dr. Ricardo Fernandez of Princeton Family Care Associates addressed our group on February 10, 2009. His presentation focused on mood disorders and their treatment with medication, and was very responsive to members’ questions, staying well after the meeting was over to...
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Happy Birthday DBSA Princeton!

Our February 3, 2009 meeting was on the fifth anniversary of DBSA Princeton which first met on February 3, 2004. The group was started by Sekhar Subramani and several other dedicated members of the DBSA Middlesex group. Dr David Nathan, a Princeton Psychiatrist, was instrumental...
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Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors met on January 13, 2009 to elect officers for the year, complete our re-affiliation application with DBSA, and conduct other business concerning the group. Officers for 2009 are David and Susan, Co-Presidents, Bob and Emily, Co-Vice Presidents, Anthony and...
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Annual Membership Meeting

Our annual membership meeting was held on December 23, 2008. The purpose of the meeting was to elect our Board of Directors for 2009 and to get feedback on the group from members. Our by-laws allow for up to eight members of the board. As we had exactly eight group members...
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Incorporation as a Non-Profit Organization

We received written confirmation in December 2008 that we became incorporated as a non-profit organization in the State of Illinois as of June 2008. We are incorporated in Illinois because we applied through the DBSA national organization, which is in Chicago, and they handled...
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