Welcome to the Depression and Manic Depression Prevention Program





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The Depression and Manic Depression Prevention Program (DMDPP), directed by Ellen Frank, Ph.D., provides information and treatment for depression and bipolar disorders in adults.  All of our services are offered at no cost to our patients. For more than 25 years, we have and treated thousands adults suffering from depression and bipolar disorders in the Pittsburgh area and surrounding communities.   

Dr. Frank's group of psychiatrists, psychologists, and clinicians are dedicated to providing a space where persons suffering with depression or bipolar disorder can better understand the illness and learn to cope with it through personal support and treatment. For more information or if you would like to join a study, please call 412-246-5588.

The Depression and Manic Depression Prevention Program is a psychiatric research & treatment program within the UPMC Health System's Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. We are located at the 8th floor Bellefield Towers. Our address is 100 N. Bellefield Ave. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213

:  If you need immediate help, we recommend that you contact your clinician or your nearest emergency room. To contact Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic for emergencies,
 patient appointments, or general information, call 412-624-1000 or toll-free 1-877-624-4100.

This web site does not provide a chat room and individual queries will not receive a response.  Any message posted on this web site is not confidential.

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