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National Institute of Mental Health-Depression
From the National Institute of Mental Health, this page on depression offers a definitions, answers to frequent questions, and more resources.
National Alliance on Mental Illness-Depression
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) was started as a grassroots movement in 1979. NAMI provides education and raises awareness on mental illness. This page on depression provides an overview of the disorder, support, treatment options, and discussion boards (login required).
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a peer-directed organization that seeks to promote wellness in people with mood disorders. Type "Depression" in the search bar, or find out more about the disorder under the "Education" tab.
To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA)
TWLOHA is a suicide and self-harm prevention organization with a mission to connect at-risk youth with mental health services. Through donations and merchandise they raise money to invest in treatment and recovery.
Families for Depression Awareness
Families for Depression Awareness is a non-profit organization with a goal of helping families recognize and cope with depression. They seek to eliminate stigma and to unite families for support.
Erika's Lighthouse is an organization that is focused on educating communities and individuals on depression in teens and young adults. They have resources for teens, young adults, parents, schools, and health professionals.
International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred)
iFred is a 501c3 organization aiming to shed a positive light on depression throughout the world in order to prevent the onset, research causes and treatments, and reposition the disease in a positive way to eradicate stigma.
Online Support Groups
The International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression partners with this online support group. Chat with others and join different discussion communities.