Who We Are

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Our mission is to help families recognize and cope with depressive disorders to get people well and prevent suicides.

Families for Depression Awareness is a national nonprofit organization that helps families and friends recognize and cope with depressive disorders to get people well and prevent suicides. The organization provides education, outreach, and advocacy to support families. Families for Depression Awareness is made up of families who have lost a family member to suicide or have watched a loved one suffer with depression, with little knowledge about how to help.

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If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 800-273-TALK or 911 immediately.