Depression and Suicide Resources
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Information for individuals and families living with depression and bipolar disorder.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
Research and clinical information on depression, schizophrenia, and other mental illnesses.
Parent Med Guide for Antidepressants
Information for parents about children and adolescents and antidepressant medications created by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.
American Association of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20015
Professional organization that focuses on understanding, training, and preventing suicide.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall St., 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Private foundation that funds suicide prevention research and support groups for suicide survivors.
The Jed Foundation
583 Broadway, Suite 8B
New York, NY 10012
Organization focused on college suicide prevention and mental health.
Online mental health resource, with specific information for many colleges: www.ulifeline.org
National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide
P.O. Box 75571
Washington, DC 20013
Organization that focuses on suicide prevention among racial and ethnic minority groups.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Mental Health Information Center
P.O. Box 42557
Washington, DC 20015
Gateway to many U.S. government mental health services and programs.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite 470
Bloomington, MN 55431
Organization focused on a national public awareness campaign, education and training, and resource distribution for suicide prevention and grief after suicide.
Suicide Prevention Action Network USA
1025 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 1066
Washington, DC 20005
Organization dedicated to suicide prevention through education, awareness, and community action. Web site has easy ways to keep up with U.S. government action related to suicide prevention or mental health, and to contact government representatives to voice support.
The Trevor Project
9056 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 100
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Organization that focuses on suicide prevention among gay and lesbian youth.