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We Are Dying Out Here

Lydia Lewis and Sue Bergeson

Published: April 1, 2004

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“Just get it done and quickly. We are dying out here.”This powerful statement is one of hundreds the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)received when we asked our constituency to review theexecutive summary of the President’s New FreedomCommission on Mental Health.1The DBSA, previously known as the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association, a patient-led advocacy organization assisting more than 3 million peopleeach year, applauds the work of the President’s New Freedom Commission.

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