Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
“Because DBSA was created for and is led by individuals living with mood disorders, our vision, mission, and programming are always informed by the personal, lived experience of peers. DBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.”
National Alliance on Mental Illness
"NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need."
Forums for mental illnesses. Description for the bipolar forum:
“Bipolar Spectrum Disorder—The Pole Dance: If life is a ride, BP's a fucking theme park. Whether you're riding the roller coaster, spinning 'round the demonic carousel, buying souvenir toenail clippers for the population of Rhodesia, or weeping on the sidelines as some kid pukes on your head, we're here for you.”
“Welcome to Crazy Meds, where you can learn what’s good, what’s bad, what’s interesting, and what’s plain weird and funny about the medications used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, epilepsy, migraines, anxiety, neuropathic pain, or whatever psychiatric and/or neurological condition you might have.”
National Institute of Mental Health
“Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illness through research.” Tons of information and links.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
“Suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. National network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night: 1-800-273-8255.”
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
“Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.” Tons of information and links.
The Open Directory Project
Open source directory of articles, forums, organizations, treatment, and more.
www.dmoz.org/Health/Mental_Health/Disorders/Mood covers broader mood disorders.