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 next presentation will be presented at 7pm on April 18, 2017 at Second Presbyterian Church Sunday School Room 251. The topic will be "Helping a Child with Depression" presented by Chris Peters, MD Learn More

How to lift your spirits in 2017. Dr. Stephen O'Connor discusses "the blues" and ways to overcome depression while being interviewed in January by Mark Hebert for UofL Today Watch Video

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

"Get Up and Move. It May Make You Happier."

Article from New York Times about an interesting new study. Dr. Wright adds that CBT for depression results confirm this wise advise.

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For Clinicians

“Positive Psychiatry: Its Time Has Come” A superb article in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry challenges psychiatrists to stop focusing only on treating symptoms of illness, and 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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