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Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression


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National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans through advocacy, education, research, and service.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
This group is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of suicide and the ability to prevent it.

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
AACAP offers up-to-date information on child and adolescent development and issues.

American Psychological Association (APA)
The APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
The ADAA promotes the prevention and cure of anxiety disorders and works to improve the lives of all people who have them.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The mission of this group is to educate patients, families, professionals, and the public about depressive and manic-depressive illnesses.

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)
CMHS is a federal agency that provides information about mental health to users of mental health services, their families, the general public, policy makers, providers, and the media.