There are various national groups helpful for adults, chidren and families suffering from mood disorders, see the links below. Many of these organizations also have local chapters.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1-800-950-6264 www.nami.org
Mental Health America (NMHA), 1-703-684-7722 or 1-800-969-6642 www.nmha.org
Depressive & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), 1-800-826-3632 www.dbsalliance.org
Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation (JBRF), www.jbrf.org
BP Children www.bpchildren.com
Families for Depression Awareness 1-781-890-0220 www.familyaware.org