Need further information and help with depression? We recommend checking out our depression guide (if you haven’t already). You may also be interested in our thriving online support group for depression.
Additionally, there are a number of real-world organizations and resources available if you’re interested in further information about depression and depressive disorders. Most additional information is available both online or by calling the organization directly and asking it to be sent via regular postal mail. These organizations are very willing to help you confidentially learn more about depressive illness and to find help if need be. Please don’t hesitate to seek treatment for depression if you need to.
National Institute of Mental Health
Information Resources and Inquiries Branch
6001 Executive Boulevard
Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
Depression brochures: 1-800-421-4211
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Colonial Place Three
2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-3042
Tel. 1-703-524-7600; 1-800-950-NAMI
Mental Health America
(formerly the National Mental Health Association)
2000 N. Beauregard Street, 6th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
Tel. 703-684-7722; 1-800-969-NMHA (6642)
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