CONNECTING FOR CURES

The National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC) develops and fosters connections among members to use the power of our network to advance scientific discovery, and to provide stigma free, evidence-based care to patients with depressive and bipolar illnesses.

OUR MISSION

REDUCE SUFFERING FROM DEPRESSION THROUGH THE POWER OF OUR NETWORK

WHO WE ARE

Leading depression centers collaborating to lift the burden of depression and bipolar disorders

WHY WE EXIST

We transform lives through innovations in prevention and treatment for depression and bipolar disorders

WHAT FUTURE WE SEE

To be a world leader in defining and advancing high-quality depression care

THE ORGANIZATION

The organizational structure of the NNDC reflects our desire to address timely and relevant issues in the near-term, while remaining focused on our broader goals across the domain areas of Clinical Care, Research, Education, and Policy. The network is mobilized to address specific imperatives through focused collaborative Task Groups that include participants from NNDC member Centers of Excellence. These recognized leaders have come together with a shared commitment to multidisciplinary collaboration to represent the state-of-the-science in research and care.

We can't do it alone. We need your help.

Testimonials

What our network members are saying

Being a member of the NNDC allows us to work together with colleagues throughout the country to improve the lives of individuals with depression and bipolar disorders.

Erika Saunders, MDPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

The NNDC provides the glue to bring together the most prestigious mood disorder research and clinical practice institutions in the country to fight stigma and advocate for research, more treatments and better treatments.

Jair Soares, MD, PhDUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

With the NNDC, we have access to a broad and diverse patient population, which is vital in order to develop a better understanding of mental health issues that can impact many different kinds of people.

Heather Flynn, PhDFlorida State University

Through the NNDC, we're creating better mental health outcomes for individuals, shifting the system’s focus to health rather than just health care, and integrating treatment of mental health into primary care.

Stephen Strakowski, MDUniversity of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

There is huge power in the collaborative efforts of the NNDC's members - they are the keys to future breakthroughs

John Greden, MDUniversity of Michigan