Mission Statement

The mission of Depression Central is to serve as a recognized entry point to access high-quality information on depressive disorders and their treatment.

Depression Central is dedicated to the education of patients, their families, professionals and the general public regarding the nature of all forms of depression.

Such education is designed to increase the self-help skills of those with depressive disorders, to increase the clinical skills of professionals, and to reduce sigma and discrimination against those with depressive disorders.

Individuals with depression are reminded that the information on this site is designed to support, not replace the relationship that exists between an individual with depression and his or her psychiatrist.

Depression Central is owned, financially supported and edited by Satish Reddy, M.D.

Depression Central receives no support from any pharmaceutical manufacturer or academic institution.