Depression Free Resources
National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free.
India: Call the Vandrevala Foundation Helpline (India) at 1860 2662 345 or 1800 2333 330
Canada: Call Mood Disorders Society of Canada at 519-824-5565
Suicide prevention help
In the U.S.: Call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
UK and Ireland: Call Samaritans UK at 116 123
Australia: Call Lifeline Australia at 13 11 14
INFORMATION AND SUPPORT
Depression Resource Center Contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, clinical resources, and expert videos about childhood depression.
Facts for Families Provides concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.
Families for Depression Awareness Education, training, and support to help families who are coping with mood disorders.
American Foundation For Suicide Prevention (AFSP) A voluntary health organization that is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) A nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Peer-based (patients talking to patients) services and resources related to depression and bipolar disorder.
Managing Your Meds A nonprofit organization that has tips to help you remember to take your medication as directed
Moms’ Mental Health Matters This initiative is designed to educate consumers and health care providers about who is at risk for depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy, the signs of these problems, and how to get help.
Depression in Women Learn about depression in women (including causes, symptoms, and treatment) from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Depression Fact Sheet This fact sheet from the Office of Women’s Health discusses the types, signs, and treatment of depression.
Postpartum Depression Fact Sheet This fact sheet from the American Psychological Association discusses the symptoms, associated factors, prevention, and treatment for postpartum depression.
TREATMENT & THERAPY SERVICES
Psychology Today: A directory that helps you sort treatment providers by specialty, insurance, and location.
Counselling Directory – A UK directory connecting you to local counsellors and psychotherapists.
7 Cups Of Tea – an online service with thousands of volunteer listeners stepping up to lend a friendly ear.
Online-Therapy.com an online-therapy service that offers weekly live therapy sessions (chat, phone, and/or video sessions) with your personal licensed and certified therapist along with other resources based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) – one of the most commonly used psychotherapeutic approaches for treating mental health problems. (Starting from $31,96/wk)
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Brain Fit Online brain games, exercises, and tools to train your brain with a personalized plan to boost memory, mood, focus and energy.
The Depression Screening website is sponsored by Mental Health America as part of the Campaign for America’s Mental Health. It will help you get screened for symptoms of depression and guide you toward appropriate professional help if necessary.
Depression CBT Self-Help Guide (Android): The app provides education on depression and the best strategies for managing the symptoms using CBT techniques. It encourages you to engage in self-care behaviors to improve your mood.
Sanvello: Anxiety & Depression (Android/iphone): A mindfulness app that helps you identify your feelings, then move toward acceptance and peace. It offers helpful techniques, such as visualization, mindfulness meditation, and muscle relaxation, all while nature soundscapes nudge you toward relaxation and calm.
Feeling Good Podcast by Dr. David Burns, an adjunct professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine
Hardcore Self Help Podcast with Duff the Psych hosted by Clinical psychologist Dr. Robert Duff
The Hilarious World of Depression hosted by Public Radio Host and humor writer John Moe
Defeat Postpartum Depression podcast hosted by Arielle Wozniak, a Maternal Mental Wellness Coach with personal experience of postpartum depression.
Brain Warrior’s Way podcast hosted by Dr. Daniel G. Amen, MD and Tana Amen, BSN, RN.
The Depression Files podcast hosted by Al Levin
Jake Tyler: “I’m Fine” – Learning To Live With Depression
Johann Hari: This could be why you’re depressed or anxious
Nikki Webber Allen: Don’t suffer from your depression in silence
Kevin Breel: Confessions of a depressed comic
Bill Bernat: How to connect with depressed friends
LIST OF PLEASURABLE ACTIVITIES
CORONAVIRUS MENTAL HEALTH TOOLKIT
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