Depression & Mental Illness
- National Depressive and
Manic-Depressive Association - Founded in 1986, the National DMDA is
the nation's largest patient-directed, illness-specific organization with
more than 400 support groups across the United States and Canada. Its mission
is to educate patients, family members, professionals and the public that
mood disorders are treatable medical illnesses.
After Delivery - Depression After Delivery is a national self-help organization
providing support, education, information, and referrals for women coping
with the blues, anxiety, depression, and psychosis associated with the arrival
of a baby.
91 East Somerset St.
Raritan, NJ 08869
National Alliance for the
Mentally Ill (NAMI) - NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support
and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people
with severe mental illness -- its mission is to eradicate mental illness
and improve the quality of life for those affected by it.
Colonial Place Three
2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-3042
for Depressive Illness Inc. - The National Foundation for Depressive
Illness (NAFDI) is non-profit organization whose goal is to increase public
awareness about depression. NAFDI provides much-needed information about
the consequences and treatment of depression.
P.O. Box 2257
New York, NY 10116
National Mental Health Association
- The National Mental Health Association is dedicated to promoting mental
health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illness
through advocacy, education, research and service.
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2971
Hotline: 800-969-NMHA (6642)
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