Bipolar Disorder: Links and other resources
The following organizations offer information about bipolar disorder, depression, and related topics.
Families for Depression Awareness assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information that other organizations provide.
Help in a Crisis
Urgently contact your loved one’s mental healthcare provider, bring them to a nearby hospital, or call 9-1-1.
Education, Support, and Finding a Healthcare Professional
Contact your health insurer to learn which treatments and clinicians are covered. You or your loved one may need to consult a primary healthcare provider for a referral. These organizations might also be helpful.
- Call or text 2-1-1, or visit 211.org, for help finding local resources
- American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, 703-838-9808
- National Association of Social Workers
- U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 800-662-4357
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
- Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), 800-826-3632
- Mental Health America (MHA), 703-684-7722
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 800-950-6264
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
- International Bipolar Foundation
- Family Caregiver Alliance
- National Alliance for Caregiving
- National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives
- American Psychological Association
- American Psychiatric Association
- Screening for Mental Health
“On Pins and Needles: Caregivers of Adults with Mental Illness” (link downloads .pdf report)