Total meeting attendance was 1176 participants in 2018
This represents 164 people
Attendance was up in 2018, but there were more people and more "regulars".
We averaged 23 people per week.
There were 533 topics discussed in 28 categories
Participants by Times Attended
A significant number of people only attended one meeting (77), but most of our participants are "regulars".
Participants by Residence
About half the participants (consumers and others) come from Phoenix, but people come from all over the Phoenix area.
Participation of Diagnosed and others by Sex
The majority of the people attending were male over the year. Participants were largely Diagnosed.
Participants by Age Group
Consumers participating in our support group were evenly distributed by age
Participants by Years Diagnosed
Participants come from a wide level of experience with the disorder. A significant number of people attend the meeting soon after diagnosis and/or release from the hospital. Most participants, however, have been dealing with the disorder for a longer period of time and have significant experiences and information about Depression and the BiPolar Disorder.
Consumers by Educational Achievement
Education levels varied by participant. I included years of education in degree expected categories
Consumers by Ethnic backrgound
Ethnic categories were overwhelmingly "white"
Consumers by Health Insurance
A large percentage of Participants had private insurance
Consumers who are Seriously Mentally Ill
Most of our Participants were not enrolled in the RBHA.
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This page updated 1/20/2015