TORRINGTON — The Northwest Connecticut division of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, excluding holidays, in the dining room off the main cafeteria at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, 540 Litchfield St. 

This free support group is open to all who suffer or suspect they suffer from depressive or bipolar disorder, or know someone who does. 

Confidentiality is a condition of participation. 

DBSA encourages those in crisis to call Western Connecticut Mental Health Network at 860-482-1560, the suicide hotline at 888-784-2433 or 911. 

Those seeking additional information may call Doyle at 860-567-8928, Ann at 860-567-8165 or 860-632-7501 or visit or

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