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Resource Guide for Depression

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

120 Wall St, 29th floor
New York, NY 10005
1-888-333-AFSP (1-888-333-2377)
This site is devoted to helping prevent suicide. It includes pages on the relationship between depressive disorders and suicide, steps for prevention, help for survivors, and related resources.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

55 East Jackson Boulevard, Suite 490
Chicago, IL 60604
1-800-826-3632
This site provides information on mood disorders, such as a list of support groups with chapters, personal stories, programs, publications, resources, and advocacy.

The International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression

PO Box 17598
Baltimore, MD 21297-1598
This site addresses depressive illnesses, offers support and ways to find help for those dealing with depression, and includes an on-line newsletter.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Public Information and Communications Branch
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6200, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
1-866-615-6464 (toll-free)
NIMH is part of the National Institutes of Health. It provides information about depression, including symptoms and treatment, and ways to locate mental health services in your area.
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Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD
  • Review Date: 11/2018
  • Update Date: 11/06/2018