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What We Do

  • Family Profiles reduce stigma by showing that people from all walks of life can suffer from depression. Family Profiles are interviews with people diagnosed with depression describing their symptoms, how they cope with the condition, and how their families help them. Families can access the profiles on the web site and email the profiles to other families at risk.
  • Promotional activities include email, mailings, and public relations of Family Profiles to families and the media.
  • Syndication of Family Profiles to organizations concerned with health, women's issues, and suicide prevention.
  • Speaking engagements and conferences.
  • Community outreach to schools, police stations, health facilities, religious organizations, employers, and nursing homes.
  • Depression awareness workshops with other health and suicide prevention organizations.
  • Advocacy to support families with depression.

Family Stories

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 800-273-TALK or 911 immediately. For crisis support via text message, text LISTEN to 741741.