Resources for Help With DepressionAuthor: Diplomat Pharmacy Date: June 12, 2019
Are you dealing with depression or thoughts of suicide? You can find resources to help you here.
To Get Help Now
- Call 911.
- Go to the nearest emergency room.
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Specific information about male depression, including what to do if you’re depressed or if you know someone who is.
A simple series of steps to follow if you think you might be depressed, starting with a self-check.
The foundation helps raise awareness of male depression with their “grow a mustache in November” challenge — but they offer help and support for men going through depression as well.
Learn more about the signs of depression in women, which can be very different from those seen in men.
New mothers have unique concerns that can lead to different types of depression. Learn more here.
Learn what to do if you or a friend is considering suicide. Their Ask4Help® cards give you an easy way to start a conversation if you need help.
Changes during the teen years can lead to unique depression symptoms. This page explains what to look for and what to do.
College can be a time unlike anything that’s come before. See whether your feelings are the normal result of this new environment, or something more.
Free online courses through the VA help veterans with problem solving, anger management, parenting skills, and healthy sleep habits.
An online program to help veterans adjust to civilian life, including customized counseling and peer support from other veterans.
Resources to help veterans manage the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
For Older Adults
Depression in older adults can go undiagnosed because it doesn’t look like depression in other people. Learn more here.
For Family and Friends
NIMH has information to help you recognize types of behavior that could indicate suicidal intentions. It also describes what treatments are like for people who are considering suicide.
Licensed psychologists and social workers provide free telephone consultation for the family and friends of veterans, with the goal of helping the veterans seek treatment for depression.