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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
DBSA is a national organization whose mission is to "provide hope, help, and support to improve the lives of people living with depression or bipolar disorder." Their website provides information on mood disorders and places to find support.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is a mental health advocacy organization. Its goals include offering hope, reform, and health to the American community by providing education, support, and advocacy. The NAMI website has information on a wide range of mental illnesses, medications, and support resources.

Healthy Minds
Mental health information from the American Psychiatric Association.

MedlinePlus is a health information website sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It provides current and authoritative information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, specific diseases and conditions, and clinical trials.

National Women's Health Information Center
This website provides information and resources on over 800 women's health topics.

Postpartum Education for Parents
Provides information on postpartum depression and support groups.

Postpartum Support International
Provides information and resources on postpartum depression for mothers and families.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The SAMHSA website has information and publications on substance abuse and mental health issues. There are also tools for finding treatment services nearby.

American Association of Suicidology
The AAS website provides tools and information for those thinking about suicide, survivors of suicide loss, and suicide attempt survivors.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The AFSP is dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education, and advocacy. Their website provides programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss and suicide attempt.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The webstie also provides links to many other informational resources.

The Jed Foundation
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students, and untreated mental health problems prevent thousands more students from graduating every year. The Jed Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization working to reduce the rate of suicide and the prevalence of emotional distress among college students. The Jed Foundationís programs are guided by an expert board of mental health professionals and target students, parents, colleges, the medical community, and the general public. Explore this site to learn more about our work and how you can get involved in our efforts to help college students across the country.

Students With Children
This website is dedicated to the needs of students at U-M who juggle parenting/family care, study, and work. Resources include child care, financial assistance, social support, housing, and health care information.

From tips on managing stress and creating balance, to information on treatable mental health conditions like depression - LawLifeline is your confidential, online resource for taking care of your emotional health. If you or a friend are having a hard time, you can take our anonymous screening tool, get the facts on common mental health conditions, or find support and resources on your campus.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
This site, specifically targeted to children and adolescents, offers a specific section called "Facts for Families" containing articles on topics such as the transition to college with a mental disorder, ADHD, Autism, depression, eating disorders, and advocacy; a medical professional finder, and more.

The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns, 1999
Dr. David Burns outlines self-help techniques to overcome depression without the use of medication.

Depression Sourcebook: Health Reference Series, 3rd Edition by Amy Sutton, 2012
This book contains basic consumer health information about the symptoms, causes, and types of depression.

Beating Depression: The Journey to Hope by Jackson-Triche Maga, 2009
This books provides up to date information on the causes of depression and the currently available treatments, including medications and psychotherapy.

Positive Options for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Self-Help Treatment by Fiona Marshall, 2004
Provides information about Seasonal Affective Disorder and describes treatments and self-help strategies

Winter Blues: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder by Norman Rosenthal, 2006
Dr. Rosenthal's guide provides information on the various degrees that SAD can manifest itself, and on remedies including light therapy, diet, and medication.

Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Brooke Shields, 2005
In this memoir, Brooke Shields shares her experience and recovery with postpartum depression.

Postpartum Depression Demystified: An Essential Guide to Understanding and Overcoming the Most Common Complication After Childbirth by Joyce Venis, 2007
Sufferers of postpartum depression themselves, the authors share their personal stories and cover issues such as symptoms, accurate diagnosis, treatment, and family support.

Positive Psychology: Harnessing the Power of Happiness, Mindfulness, and Inner Strength by Ronald Seigel, 2013
This book provides authoritative guidance for cultivating your own happiness and sense of well-being through gratitude, mindfulness, and your own unique strengths.

The Noonday Demon-- An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon, 2001
Author Andrew Solomon combines the story of his own struggles with depression and a thorough examination of the illness in cultural and scientific terms.

College of the Overwhelmed by Richard Kadison, 2004
This book is written as a guide for students, parents, and others that work with them. It explores the many different stress factors college students face that cause so many of them to suffer from mental illnesses. It also offers some tips for helping students beat stress, and succeed in the college setting.

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