Major Depressive Disorder Forums and Support Groups

Major depressive disorder is a mental disorder where five or more symptoms of depression are present for two weeks or more. Sleeping patterns and eating habits are commonly affected. Major depression can also increase a person's suicide risk. A support group provides members a place to speak with others who are experiencing similar personal situations; they can provide sympathetic understanding and receive unbiased information on treatments and medications.

Fast Facts:

  • Learn how others cope while living with major depression.
  • Forums and support groups offer a place to anonymously express all your emotions.
  • Free registration may be required to begin posting to an online forum.
  • If you think you may have a medical emergency, call 911 or your doctor immediately.