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Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression

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OrganizationAmerican Psychological Association (APA)
http://www.apa.org
The APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages.

OrganizationAnxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
http://www.adaa.org
The ADAA promotes the prevention and cure of anxiety disorders and works to improve the lives of all people who have them.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
http://www.aacap.org
AACAP offers up-to-date information on child and adolescent development and issues.

OrganizationNational Mental Health Association (NMHA)
http://www.nmha.org
NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans through advocacy, education, research, and service.

OrganizationAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org
This group is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of suicide and the ability to prevent it.

OrganizationDepression and Bipolar Support Alliance
http://www.dbsalliance.org
The mission of this group is to educate patients, families, professionals, and the public about depressive and manic-depressive illnesses.

Web SiteCenter for Mental Health Services (CMHS)
http://www.mentalhealth.org
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.



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