This section includes resources for understanding mental health issues, especially pertaining to clinical depression and suicide. Resources include support for developing prevention and public education programs, crisis hotline phone numbers and websites, as well as support for families coping with depressive disorders.
All About Depression
This website is dedicated to providing accurate, current, and relevant information about clinical depression to the general public.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
A leading nonprofit group dedicated to helping kids, teens, and families affected by mental, behavioral, or developmental problems.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP/SPAN USA is dedicated to preventing suicide through public education and awareness, community engagement, and federal, state and local grassroots advocacy.
Information about depression and how to recognize and manage it, with help finding a psychologist and other tips.
The CDC is filled with facts, tips, and preventative measures to dealing with depression or thoughts of suicide.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Information about mental health including causes, signs, and services recommended.
The DBSA has information about mental illnesses, treatment options, and opportunities to help others.
Families for Depression Awareness
A national nonprofit organization helping families recognize and cope with depressive disorders to get people well and prevent suicides.
The top ten resources for people suffering from depression are located on this site in an answer to many questions that are asked on “My Depression Connection”.
Information provided on how to help someone who is suicidal.
Supporting a family and friends with depression can be difficult, this website offers tips and help to cope.
The signs, treatment, and causes can all be found on this website, which provides information for all mental health questions with page that is specific to depression.
The NASP is committed to preventing the suicides among youth.
NAMI is a resource that can answer any questions about depression or other mental illnesses as well as information on where to get help if you are struggling.
National Institute of Mental Health
The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
National Mental Health Association (NMHA) Children and Families Resource Page
Fact sheets, guidelines, and information on mental health initiatives.
A site full of information about depression and its causes as well as suicide prevention.
Information about depression as well as resources for treatment and how to help someone who has depression.
Here is a list of organizations, articles, links and other resources to prevent suicide.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education is committed to the preventiuon of suicide and provides resources and tips about dealing with depression or what to do if you are having suicidal thoughts.
Stress, Anxiety, and Depression Resource Center
The prevention and treatment of stress, anxiety, and depression is the goal of this website. There are resources on all topics related to depression.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
Survivors of Suicide Loss, San Diego
Survivors of Suicide Loss, Inc. is a nonprofit, nonsectarian, self-help support group system for those who have lost a relative or friend through suicide. The Survivors of Suicide Loss volunteers are dedicated to providing information and support to assist in the grieving and healing process.
This website for youth provides information on dating & relationships, sex & sexuality, self-esteem, drugs & alcohol, and many other topic areas.
This website is for teens who may be struggling with depression, they can get information as well as support and suggestions on how to deal with their struggle.
This website and hotline are available for young people who are in crisis or feeling suicidal. They can call if they are just in need of someone to talk to or if they need help.
A 24 hour crisis hotline with the goal of helping people and preventing suicide.
Suicide prevention, awareness and support provided for anyone who had thoughts of suicide or is in need of someone to support them.
World Health Organization
WHO provides informative information on what is jnown about suicide around the world, at risk groups, and what can be done to help reduce the number of suicide deaths.
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
Yellow Ribbon is spreading the message that it is “Okay to Ask 4 Help! ®” when depressed or having suicidal thoughts as well as providing resources and help to those in need.