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Resource Guide for Depression

  • Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
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Resource Guide for Depression

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

199 Water Street

11th Floor

New York, NY 10038

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



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)

P.O. Box 12233

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709



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.


  • Michael Woods, MD
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This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.