Depression Center

As a founding member of the National Network of Depression Centers, we are committed to increasing scientific knowledge about depression & bipolar disorder and removing the stigma associated with mental illness. These aims will enable advanced patient care, thereby significantly improving quality of life.

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Center Location


401 E. Chestnut Suite 610
Louisville, KY 40202

Building Hope Presentations

Free Building Hope Community Presentation Series. The November presentation was held November 9th. “Depression 2017: Finding the Best Treatment for Each Person,” Presented by: John Greden, MD, Professor and Founding Chair, National Network of Depression Centers, Founder and Executive Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center. Watch Video now to hear talk.

Recent Interview

Listen in to UofL Today on Monday, August 21st at 9:30am! Dr. Jesse Wright discusses his interactive computer-based program that is used to treat depression with Mark Hebert on UofL Today. If you miss the live version, the recorded audio will be available at a later date on this page.

Coping with Change. The reality is that life is inherently stressful for a large majority of Americans, and those who are quicker to adapt to change often experience better quality of life functioning. Watch video and read more

Photo of patient using TMS

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The Depression Center offers the non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical NeuroStar TMS Therapy for patients suffering from depression. Videos and more info

Upcoming Events

From the Director

Dr. Jesse WrightRecommended Reading from the Director of the UofL Depression Center

Kay Jamison

Above, Kay signs her newest book, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness". (Photo by Hayley Kappes)

Kay Redfield Jamison, the Dalio Professor of Mood Disorders and Associate Director of the Depression Center at Johns Hopkins University, was the speaker for the annual benefit dinner at the University of Louisville Depression Center on October 19th, 2017. She spoke to a full-house of mental health advocates and clinicians at the Mohammed Ali Center on “Touched with Fire: Mania, Genius, and Character.” Drawing on her new book on the poet, Robert Lowell, she gave a spell-binding talk on the relationship between bipolar disorder and creativity.

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Appointments: 502-588-4450

UofL Health Care Outpatient Center
401 E. Chestnut
Suite 610
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-588-4450
Fax: 502-588-9539




View the Center's YouTube Channel for more videos


View the Center's YouTube Channel for more videos