Depression and Manic Depression Prevention Program

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

412-246-5588

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Who We Are

Overview:

The Depression and Manic Depression Prevention Program (DMDPP), directed by Ellen Frank, PhD, is an outpatient research treatment program for adults who are suffering from depression or bipolar disorder.  The DMDPP is supported by the government through the National Institute of Mental Health to improve the current understanding and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder in adults.  

Dr. Frank, having over 25 years experience in the field, has
gathered together an expert staff of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and social workers.  Click here to read more about members of the staff.

Turn to the Depression and Manic Depression Prevention Program for help:

1.  If you are interested in seeking treatment for depression or bipolar disorder

2.   If you are interested in receiving literature on depression and information on support groups

3.  If you are looking for a mental health professional to attend a health fair or a speaker to provide education to your organization

All of the above services are provided at no cost.  These services are available whether or not you have health insurance.

Click here to view a list of our current studies.

 

To contact the clinic please click here

 Depression and Manic Depression Treatment Program (DMDPP), Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC), UPMC Health System