Marked by extreme changes in moods, depression and bipolar disorder (also called manic-depressive disorder) are highly treatable medical illnesses. Depression is changes in mood, behavior, and thoughts that lasts at least 2 weeks and significantly impacts everyday life. Bipolar Disorder is extreme changes in mood, thoughts, energy and behavior that swing between the highs of mania and the lows of depression. These mood changes can last for days, weeks, or months. Both mood disorders can be treated and managed.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance www.dbsalliance.org
Bring Change 2 Mind www.bringchange2mind.org
Active Minds www.activeminds.org
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Families Anonymous www.familiesanonymous.org
The Mighty http://themighty.com
We know that mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder can be very isolating. We provide a safe and confidential place to talk about issues and concerns, as well as share success and challenges. You are not alone!