Depression - resourcesResources - 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:
Depression may be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us feel this way at one time or another for shor...
- American Psychiatric Association -- www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/depression/what-is-depression
- American Psychological Association -- www.apa.org/topics/depression/index.aspx
- National Alliance on Mental Illness -- www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Depression
- National Institute of Mental Health -- www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml
- US Dept of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health -- www.womenshealth.gov/mental-health/mental-health-conditions/depression
Support group counselors - illustration
Counselors sometimes work with a group of people (support group) to help identify problem issues and direct members towards understanding and personal wellness.
Support group counselors
Review Date: 10/21/2018
Reviewed By: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.