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Medical Advice:

This website is owned and operated by Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF). HDRF’s intention is to provide information to the public about HDRF, its goals and methods of operations, and to interface with existing and potential researchers in the field we support, namely research into the origins, diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of depression and related mood disorders. HDRF’s website does not provide medical advice of any nature, specific or general, nor the suggestion of any diagnosis or treatment, nor the endorsement of any physician or medical facility mentioned herein. Nothing herein is intended to or should serve as a substitute for medical advice or diagnoses rendered to you by your individual doctor or other health care provider. Only a licensed physician should evaluate your situation, provide a diagnosis, or render other medical advice to you, and you should act only upon the advice of such physician. Medical treatment should be sought immediately upon the onset of symptoms, without regard to the content of this website. By accessing the website, you acknowledge that any decision to use any content or service available through this website or to take or not take any action based on information contained herein is your sole decision, based on your independent evaluation. Similarly, HDRF is not liable for any action you may take based on any advice the provider of which claims to have relied on medical information contained herein. Further, HDRF is not liable for your reliance on any information published in any medium by any other institution or organization identified in any manner on this website. As to the materials presented on this website, HDRF makes every effort to ensure that its sources of information are accurate, reliable and up-to-date, but it makes no express or implied warranties or representations that the information contained herein is correct, complete, unbiased or useful. HDRF is not liable for any errors or omissions in the materials herein presented or for any use you or others may make of the materials presented. Results of research funded by HDRF are made available through the website and HDRF is not responsible for the content or conclusions of said research. You understand that the views of any researchers expressed on this website or in those external websites to which HDRF has created links, including with respect to research funded directly or indirectly by HDRF, do not necessarily represent the views of HDRF, its board of directors, officers or employees and cannot be assumed to do so.

Treatment Resources

The website’s listing of health care institutions that provide medical care in the area of depression and related mood disorders do not in any way signify the endorsement or recommendation of those institutions by HDRF, its governing board or its officers; nor does the listing express any warranty or representation by HDRF as to the quality of the services available at said institutions; nor does the listing indicate approval or recommendation by HDRF of any particular person associated with any of such institutions. HDRF offers no qualitative information of any sort on any institution listed. HDRF does not provide ratings of any of the listed institutions and no rating or ranking is to be inferred by the user from any wording or order concerning the treatment resources identified. The listing is provided as a convenience to you and other users, each of whom must determine in his or her sole discretion whether to contact, consult with or utilize the advice or resources of any listed treatment resource, as well as any institution, health care provider or other treatment resource not so listed.

Links to Other Organizations and References to Specific Persons

As a courtesy, HDRF provides links to certain outside websites that it believes contain information and material that may be helpful to you and others. The provision of links to the websites of other organizations that deal with issues related to depression and other mood disorders does not indicate any endorsement of the linked organization or of the content or purposes of that organization by HDRF. HDRF is not responsible or liable in any way for the representations, warranties, materials, research, products, services, actions, activities, negligence or malfeasance of any listed organization. Further, HDRF is not liable for any action you or others may take based in any way on any information contained in any linked website, nor for providing the link. Terms of use governing the linked websites are provided on those websites. Once you use a link to access a linked organization’s website, you are subject solely to the privacy and use policies of that organization, and we suggest that you review the privacy and use policies of each linked website directly.