Below key organizations, web pages and information about depression are linked for you. We encourage you to explore these and to connect with your state or local National Federation of Families affiliate if you need support, information or resources or are concerned that your child/youth may be struggling with depression.
ADAA is an international nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. ADAA’s unique interlinked consumer and professional mission focuses on improving quality of life for those with these disorders.
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the nation’s leading patient-directed organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses – depression and bipolar disorder. The organization fosters an understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically based tools and information written in language the general public can understand. DBSA supports research to promote more timely diagnosis, develop more effective and tolerable treatments and discover a cure. The organization works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably.