M is for Mood Change: Dramatic mood changes It's important to talk to a doctor you trust if these signs show up in a loved one, or in yourself. There are treatment options -- including things other than typical antidepressants -- that doctors can recommend.
For more information on suicide, depression, and treating depression, check out the resources below.
From the Suicide Prevention Action Network: http://www.spanusa.org/
Treatment info from Mental Health America: http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/
From the American Psychiatric Association: http://www.psych.org/
From the National Institutes of Health: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/depression.cfm
For parents of children or adolescents with depression: http://www.parentsmedguide.org/