Monday, December 11th, 2017

Mood Disorders (Depression, Bipolar Disorder)

The following resources are ones which we think you may find helpful:


The Balanced Mind Foundation
820 Davis St., Suite 520
Evanston IL 60201

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
730 N. Franklin Street, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610-7224
Toll free: (800) 826 -3632
Fax: (312) 642-7243

National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, Virginia22314
Telephone: (703) 684-7722
Web site:

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) released a Parents’ Medication Guide for Bipolar Disorder in Children & Adolescents (pdf) in August 2010. This free guide contains more than just medication information, however, and is a good resource for parents and educators.

Web Sites:

Books and Videos for Educators:

Books for Families:

Books and Videos for Children or Teens:

You can find many of the books listed on this page at on or do your own search for books on Bipolar Disorder or Depression at (opens in external window).