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Get the Facts
Depression by Mayo Clinic Staff
Depression and Suicide Facts
A brief overview of the statistics on depression and suicide in the United States, with information on depression treatments and suicide prevention.
Self-Assessment Tools
Depression Screening
Screening tool from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Depression Self-Assessment
Is Work Stressing You Out?
National Institute of Mental Health: Depression
The mental health division of the National Institutes of Health.
Depression hurts emotionally and physically. Visit this site to help understand depression and map your journey to improvement. The site also provides information family and friends.
A detailed booklet that describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.
Depression in Older Adults and the Elderly: Signs, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
An informative article from "Helpguide" that covers all aspects of depression seen in older adults.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Chapters/Support Groups
Enter your zip code to find a support group in your area.
Emory Center for Late Life Depression
The Fuqua Center is dedicated to: 1) Improving older adults' access to treatment of depression, and 2) Improving public awareness and understanding of depression in older adults in order to de-stigmatize and eliminate discrimination associated with mental illness.
Male Depression: Don't Ignore the Symptoms
Men who are depressed are four times more likely than woman who are depressed to commit suicide. Help and treatment are available. Find out more.
This website for older adults was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health.
Resilience: Build skills to endure hardship
Take action during times of hardships. Give yourself the tools to deal with setbacks, adversity, trauma, or stress to avoid depression.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration (SAMHSA)
Visit this website to find an extensive list of resources related to all aspects of mental health.

Mental Health Information Webpage
resource from the National Institute of Mental Health for many types of mental health issues. Includes information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment by age and gender.

Choosing The Right Mental Health Therapist
Information from the Cleveland Clinic on how to choose the best the best doctor for your mental health treatment.

Alcohol: What You Don't Know Can Harm You
While benefits have been seen from moderate alcohol intake, there are many hidden dangers from alcohol use. Read through this publication for more information on alcohol.

Alcoholism: Getting The Facts
Use this website to identify signs of alcoholism as well as resources for treatment.

Suicide Among Older Adults
The call it the "Golden Years." But for many older adults, later life is a time of poor health, financial worries, and feeling a loss of meaning for life. Every day 18 older adults choose suicide as an option. This publication from the Illinois Department of Public Health offers tips for individuals and communities to help prevent another lost life.


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