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DBSA Boston Monthly Speakers’ Series Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. ET

“DBSA National: Who They Are, What They Do, and Why They Matter,”
with Michael Pollock and Lisa Goduco

 Click here to watch a recording of the talk.

Presentation Description:
Come learn all about the range of programs, services, and supports that DBSA National provides, as well as its relationships with chapters across the country. Michael Pollock, CEO, will speak broadly about the organization and go into more detail about the various ways it provides hope, help, support, and education. Douglas Hulst, Peer Workforce Development Senior Program Manager, will describe what peer specialists are, what the training entails, valuable information and resources pertaining to Massachusetts, etc. This promises to be a very informative, interesting event.  We look forward to seeing you there.

Bios of Presenters
Michael Pollock serves as CEO for Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. He drives DBSA’s mission of providing hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders. He is a fierce advocate for the value of peer support, accessible mental health care, and programs and policies that empower people living with mood disorders to reach their full potential.  Michael is an alumnus of Bowling Green State University, where he earned both a BS in Business Administration and an MS in Organization Development.

Lisa Goduco first became involved with DBSA as a volunteer working on advocacy in 2017, before becoming a full time staff member in 2018 and going on to be an integral part of recruiting and training those living in recovery to use their personal experience to help others.

Lisa is passionate about health and wellness, advocating for equitable mental health care and support, and expanding her understanding of mental wellness.

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