Depression - resources

Resources - depression

Depression is a medical condition. If you think you may be depressed, see a health care provider.

The following organizations are good sources of information on depression:

  • American Psychiatric Association -- www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/depression/what-is-depression
  • American Psychological Association -- www.apa.org/topics/depression/index.aspx
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness -- www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Depression
  • National Institute of Mental Health -- www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml
  • US Dept of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health -- www.womenshealth.gov/mental-health/mental-health-conditions/depression
Support group counselors

Counselors sometimes work with a group of people (support group) to help identify problem issues and direct members towards understanding and personal wellness.

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