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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

120 Wall St, 29th floor
New York, NY 10005

1-888-333-AFSP (1-888-333-2377)

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Description of Services Provided:
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

730 N. Franklin St, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610-7224


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Description of Services Provided:
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


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Description of Services Provided:
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 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663

1-866-615-6464 (toll-free)

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Description of Services Provided:
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.

Last reviewed September 2014 by Michael Woods, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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