The following organizations provide valuable resources and useful information to clients and providers interested in the treatment of clinical depression.
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America
NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness
SAVE – Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Support Groups: Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, Montgomery County (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance)
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Depression Recovery Groups
The Feeling Good Handbook
This self-help book is full of useful and down-to-earth strategies to counteract clinical depression. It also provides clearcut explanations of depressive disorder and cognitive theory.
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
The best memoir about bipolar disorder, written by a leading bipolar disorders researcher.
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
Beautifully written compendium that integrates cultural and scientific perspectives on depression.
Mind Over Misery (Interview with David Burns, M.D.)
Depression Can Disguise Itself – But There Is Help
The Truth about Depression (BBC Full Documentary, 2013)
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy With Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents (podcast)
The Best Depression iPhone Android Apps of the Year