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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401 E. Chestnut Suite 610
Louisville, KY 40202

Annual Depression Conference

Annual Depression and Mood Disorders Conferences. Building Skills in the Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders. Learn More or Register Now online

Building Hope Presentations

Free Building Hope Community Presentation Series. Last presentation, on the topic of Autism, was April 16. View Video. A series of free, public presentations, facilitated by clinicians in the Depression Center as well as other community professionals. View seminar calendar

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

Man feeling down

Is it more than "just the blues?" There are clear signs that help determine whether you are clinically depressed or just feeling sad. Learn more and take an online depression screening test.

Getting sleep

Getting a good night's sleep. Sleep is as important for your emotional health as it is for your physical well being. Learn how you can improve your mood and stress level.

Upcoming Events

From the Director

Message from the Director of the UofL Depression Center

Dr. Jesse WrightMore than 1 in 5 Americans experience depression or bipolar disorder during their lifetime. These common illnesses can have a devastating impact on people’s lives. Depression and other mood disorders can cause intense personal suffering, strained relationships, decreased productivity and an increased risk for suicide. However, we know a great deal about how to treat these problems successfully. If you have depression or bipolar disorder, there are many reasons for more about this

Suggested Reading

“Positive Psychiatry: Its Time Has Come” A superb article in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry challenges psychiatrists to change their ways. Instead of focusing only on treating symptoms of illness, Dr. Jeste and colleagues show the way to help patients achieve well-being. This article should be a “must read” for medical students, psychiatry trainees, and practicing psychiatrists. (Read Article)


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




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