Support & Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
International Headquarters
120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, New York 10005
Tel: (212) 363-3500, Toll-Free: (888) 333-AFSP
Fax: (212) 363-6237

Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
1000 Skokie Blvd., Suite 425
Wilmette, IL 60091

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

This organization's mission is to educate patients, families, professionals, and the public about the nature of major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder/ manic depressive illness. It works to foster self-help for patients and their families, eliminate discrimination and stigma, improve access to care, and advocate for research. It publishes a newsletter and holds a conference annually.

Medline Plus - Bipolar Disorder
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

The Nation's Voice on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Colonial Place Three
2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-3042
Tel: (703) 524-7600
Fax: (703) 524-9094
TDD: (703) 516-7227
Member Services: (800) 950-NAMI
Facts About Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Public Information and Communications Branch
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
Tel: (301) 443-4513, Toll-free: (866) 615-NIMH (6464)
Fax: (301) 443-4279
Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder: An Update from the National Institute of Mental Health