Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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
Web: www.thebalancedmind.org

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
Web: www.dbsalliance.org

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

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 Amazon.com or do your own search for books on Bipolar Disorder or Depression at Amazon.com (opens in external window).