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General Information about Depression from NIMH
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). They publish numerous publications aimed at consumers to help you understand mental illnesses, how they can affect you and others around you, and what kinds of treatments are available.Depression
Older Adults and Depression
Depression is not a normal part of aging. This brochure describes the signs, symptoms, and treatment options of depression in older adults.
Depression and College Students
Many people experience the first symptoms of depression during their college years. This booklet describes what depression is, how it affects college students, and treatment options.
More Resources on Depression
There are a number of other organizations, institutes, and libraries that provide information for consumers about depression and other mood disorders.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
This is a nationwide alliance of support groups organized and managed by individuals and their families. (En Español)
- Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance
DBSA is a network of support groups focused only on depression and bipolar disorders. There are groups in every state, and they have information en Español.
- Mental Health America
This is a nationwide advocacy group that provides information to consumers, as well as to policy makers in local, state and federal governments.
- MedlinePlus Information about Depression
MEDLINEPlus is the premier consumer resource for health and health care information. There are links to brochures, tutorials and fact sheets on signs and symptoms, treatments, medications, research and clinical trials, and more.
- NLM MedlinePlus Depresiòn en español
- Health Minds. Healthy Lives. Depression
The American Psychiatric Association sponsors the Health Minds. Healthy Lives. Web site to provide accurate and helpful information on depression and other mental health concerns.