If you or someone you know is suffering from depression, use these resources to find help.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Includes a searchable database of support groups across the country and offers a list of questions you should ask potential counselors, including practical ones (“Do you accept my insurance?”) and more clinical ones (“What is your treatment approach?”).
Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
Up to 13.5 percent of elderly people suffer from mild to severe depression.
Mental Health America
Mental health screening tests, educational resources and a search tool for finding an affiliate in your area who can help you locate a therapist and/or support group.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Get free support 24/7 by texting “NAMI” to 741741.
National Institute of Mental Health
Educational resources, outreach programs, and information about clinical trials and studies; 866-615-6464
Veterans Affairs Mental Health Department
Immediate services, locations, treatments, benefits and claims for veterans.
For more information on mental health, make sure to read our article, Let’s Talk Mental Health
SOURCE: This article by Lisa Truesdale is posted by permission Delicious Living (and its parent company New Hope Network), a trusted voice in the natural living community for 30 years.