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Unlike other non-profit organizations, Families for Depression Awareness:

  • Focuses on family members and friends of those who are depressed, and caregivers that usually operate with little or no guidance or support.
  • Deals only with depressive disorders, the most prevalent mental illnesses, and leading causes of suicide.
  • Promotes depression awareness through organized communications programs, run by experienced marketing, business, and medical experts who have been touched by depression in their family or profession.

Family Stories

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 800-273-TALK or 911 immediately. For crisis support via text message, text LISTEN to 741741.