Depression - resources
Resources - depression
Depression is a medical condition. If you think you may be depressed, see a health care provider.
The following organizations are good sources of information on depression:
- American Psychological Association -- www.apa.org/topics/depress/index.aspx
- American Psychiatric Association -- www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/depression/what-is-depression
- National Institute of Mental Health -- www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml
- National Alliance on Mental Illness -- www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Depression
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