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June 24th DBSA meeting

 With threatening weather and rain surrounding the area, tonight’s DBSA meeting still managed to get off to a great start with a total of 11 people attending.Short introductions took place, and attendees also took their turn at answering the ice…

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June 17th DBSA Meeting

    With 16 people in attendance, tonight’s DBSA meeting got off to a great start with a special announcement.  At tonight’s meeting our mandatory mask mandate was lifted, as our meeting location no longer requires that you wear a…

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Meet our 2021-22 Board of Directors

Elections are over, and our new board has had their first meeting. Officers were elected. Miriam – President Renee – Vice President Todd – Secretary Deb – Treasurer Becki – Outreach Coordinator Don – Webmaster Steve – Website Contributor Kirk…

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2021 DBSA Board Elections

Yes, just when you thought you were not going to be asked to vote on anything for a while, it is time to elect a new Board of Directors for our Omaha Chapter of DBSA. We are currently in the…

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New Meeting Cancellation Policy

These days, nothing is normal. Change is everywhere and we need to react to those changes. Our old meeting cancellation policy was “if OPS cancels school, we cancel our meeting”. Well, that simply does not work today. OPS no longer…

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Nebraska Medicine to open adult psychiatric emergency center this fall

Nebraska Medicine will add to their psychiatric services this fall. A small ER dedicated to psychiatric problems will be opened up in the renovated space on the ground floor of the Clarkston Tower at 42nd and Dewey Ave. The Omaha…

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New Hope Daily Checklist

As promised at Thursday’s on line meeting, here is the download link to the daily checklist we talked about. If you wish to keep track, this is a seven day checklist. Remember, you are only competing with yourself! Try each…

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Personal Growth in the time of Quarantine

The last several weeks have dramatically affected most of our personal schedules and activities. Many of us find that we have more time on our hands as we have fewer options of things to do. Simple things that we took…

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

So here we are. Day before our meeting. Our regular meeting place is closed. Everyone from the World Health Organization to the City of Omaha has encouraged gatherings to be less than 10 people. Clearly the message is to stay…

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DBSA national offers new online support groups

In this time of uncertainty, we can all feel a bit frightened and alone. As more and more of our favorite events are called off and we are told to avoid social gatherings, perhaps the answer can be partially found…

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