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Depression and Bipolar Resources General Information/Kids & Teens Resources

 

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AACAP American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

www.aacap.org

202-966-7300

Professional,
national non-profit. Wide range of resources and links.

ADAA Anxiety Disorders Association of America

www.adaa.org

1-240-485-1001

Research and
information on anxiety and related problems.

AFSP American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

www.afsp.org

1-212-363-3500

1-888-333-2377

Suicide
prevention awareness, interventions and research.

AMA American Medical Association

www.ama-assn.org

1-800-621-8335

Good overall
medical info and references.

APA American Psychiatric Association

www.psych.org

1-703-907-8512

1-888-357-7924

Good overall
info and references.

APA American Psychological Association

www.apa.org

800-374-2721

202-336-5500

Good info, links,
resources.

A Silver Lining

www.a-silver-lining.org

Peer-supported. Not a professional organization.

Bipolar by Chance

www.bipolarbychance.com

Good resources and links.

Bipolar Central

www.bipolarcentral.com

Website by David Oliver. Bipolar and depression runs in his family.

Bipolar Magazine


www.bphope.ca

1-877-575-4673

Good articles, news, research, etc.

Bring Change to Mind

www.bringchange2mind.org

Public awareness, celebrities, links.

Cloud and Townsend

www.cloudtownsend.com

800-676-4673

714-876-0444

Christian psychologists and authors. Great links, sources, video clips, etc.

DBSA Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance

www.dbsalliance.org

1-877-575-4673

National non-profit. Great info. Call for local support groups.

Depression Center Depressioncenter.org 734-936-4400 Current research from The University of Michigan Depression Studies Clinic.
Depression Central www.psycom.net 1-212-876-7800 Psychiatrist Dr. Ivan Goldberg’s non-profit site. Info and links.
Depression is Real DepressionlsReal.org Good info and links. Info by Dr. Greengard, Nobel Prize winner.
Depression Tribe www.depressiontribe.org Info on finding professional help.
Faith Net NAMI www.faithnet@nami.org (703) 524-7600 NAMI partners with Faith-based groups.
Families for Depression Awareness www.familyaware.org 781-890-0220 Family resources, helping families cope, etc.
Health Central

BipolarConnect.com

& MyDepressionConnection.com
Current research updates, general info, interviews.
McManamy, John www.mcmanweb.com Consumer advocate. Articles, news, legal Info.
Medical News Today www.medicalnewstoday.com 800-969-6642 Current research, studies, news, etc
Mental Health America wvvyy.nrnha.org or
mentalhealthamerica.net
Good overall info.
Mental Health Ministries www.mentalhealthministries.net

Email: sgschroeder@cox.net

Goal: “To erase the stigma of
mental illness.”

Mental Health Recovery www.mentalhealth.recovery.com (802) 254-2092 Presents WRAP: Wellness Recovery Action Plan.
Metanoia metanoia.org Info on choosing a provider, suicide prevention, other links.

NAMI National Alliance for the Mentally III

www.nami.org 1-800-950-6264 1-703-524-7600 Very good info, links, etc.
NARSAD National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and
Depression
www.narsad.org 1-800-629-8289 Large research database, good info, etc.
National Medical Association nmanet.org 1-202-347-1895 Good general health Info.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433 Helpline. Referrals. Confidential. Toll-free.

NIM National Institute of Mental Health

nimhinfo@nih.org 1-866-615-6464
1-301-443-4513
Largest mental health research institute in the world.
Outstanding info, news, links, etc.
Pathways to Promise www.pathways2pomise.org

Email: pathways@mimb.edu

Ministry and mental/emotional problems.

Pendulum.org www.pendulum.org Current research, studies, links. New info, updated regularly.
Psych Central www.psychcentral.com 1-976-992-0008 Mental health network for self-help links.
Psych Education www.psycheducation.orgr Solid research presented. Very good info on Type 2 Bipolar.
Real Mental Health 786-228-8800 Links, videos, info, groups.
SAMHSA Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration mentalhealth.samhsa.gov 800-789-2647 866-889-2647 Part of the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.
Stable Moods www.stablemoods.com Site by a therapist who has recovered from a mood disorder.
Stout, Dr. Jim www.rebuildingyourlife.com Minister and author discusses practical and spiritual coping skills.
Suicide Prevention

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

1-800-273-TALK 1-800-273-8255 National suicide prevention program.
Survivors Club www.survivorsclub.org Inspiring stories of people surviving serious events. Good info.
VETERANS www.mentalhealth.va.org 1-800-273-TALK 1-800-273-8255 Part of the Veterans Administration outreach Program.
VETERANS
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

1-800-273-TALK

1-800-273-8255

National suicide prevention program. Veterans press option #1.
WebMD www.webmd.com Good overall medical resources, including Depression and bipolar.
WIKIPEDIA www.wikipedia.org Great articles with links to books, organizations, etc.
Other Sites, Notes, etc.

DEPRESSION & BIPOLAR Support Resources KIDS/TEENS Resources


AACAP American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry www.aacap.org 202-966-7300 Professional, national non­profit. Wide range of resources and links.
BOYS TOWN www.boystown.org 1-800-448-3000 Available 24/7 Resources for children and families.
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation www.bpkids.org (847) 492-8519 Nonprofit organization focused on kids w/ Bipolar. Info, books, etc.
Depressed Teens www.depressedteens.com Positive, supportive info for teens, links, info, etc.
Keep Kids Healthy www.keepkidshealthy.com 1-310-253-9494 Pediatrician supported, good general info on kids w/depression, etc.
Mental Health Urgent Care Center

Serves entire LA County. Initial assessment and referrals.

Nineline www.nineline.org 800-999-9999 Helpline for kids/teens Part of Covenant House.
Parents Med Guide Part of the APA-American Psychiatric Association www.psych.org 1-703-907-8512 1-888-357-7924

Good overall info and references, with
specific info on kids and teens.

RUNAWAY 1-800-RUN-AWAY 1-800-786-2929 Help line for kids/teens who have left or are thinking of running away. Free, confidential, professional.
TEENcentral.net 1-800-8KID-123 1-800-854-3123 Professionally monitored Site for teens to share Their concerns with other teens. Links and info.

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