-The National Hopeline Network at 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).
-National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
Phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Additional Help and Information
There is help for teenage depression. In addition to reading Dr. Nelson's book, we recommend the following resources to aid you in your journey.
If you would like more information about depression and other mental illness you can check my Links Page or contact one of the following organizations:
The National Alliance on Mental Illness - www.nami.org
Mental Health America - www.mentalhealthamerica.net
If you are ready to seek the help of a professional counselor or therapist, you can contact one of the organizations listed below. Each of them has a directory on their website listing member counselors or therapists in your area:
The American Association of Pastoral Counselors - www.aapc.org
Center for Pastoral Counseling - www.pastoralcounseling.com
National Christian Counseling Association - www.ncca.org
American Psychological Association - www.apa.org
National Association of Social Workers - www.naswdc.org