Additional Resources for Mood & Anxiety Disorders

In addition to contacting UI Health Psychiatry Services, the following resources may be helpful:

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

No matter the problem, hurting yourself is not the answer.  Call 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
For Veterans, press 1
En Español oprima el 2

1.800.799.4889 (TTY for the Deaf)

Veterans Crisis Line

Connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders. Call 1.800.273.8255 x 1

National Institute of Mental Health

Information on psychiatric illnesses, current research, clinical trials, and up-to-date news related to mental health.

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance

A national organization focused specifically on mood disorders. The website has educational materials, information about local DBSA chapters, and lists of local support groups for patients and their families. 

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

A government organization devoted to research and education about substance abuse and mental health. The website offers educational information, a search engine to locate treatment, and many other options. The online store sells educational materials for patients, families, and treatment providers.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

This national organization is focused on educating consumers about mental health services and psychiatric conditions. It provides local support to families and friends, and advocates on public policy issues that affect people living with mental health issues.  The website has publications for patients and families and also provides lists of local chapters and support groups.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

This organization's focus is anxiety disorders. The website offers educational materials about the illnesses and tips on managing anxiety. Local support groups are listed.

Families for Depression Awareness

Helps families recognize and cope with depressive disorders. Effective treatment is the overall goal. This group works to eliminate stigma about depression and provide support to family members who have a loved one coping with depression.