The national depression hot line is a phone number that the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance provides, according to the Office on Women's Health. DBSA is a national organization that provides education and support for people suffering mood disorders, including depression, states DBSA.
Through its local chapters across the country, DBSA offers support groups, peer-based wellness services and educational resources to people who suffer from depression and bipolar disorder , states DBSA. More than half of the individuals working for the organization suffer from a mood disorder. Over 21 million Americans are living with depression or bipolar disorder, two mental conditions likely responsible for about nine out of every 10 deaths by suicide each year in the United States.