Menninger Joins National Network of Depression Centers

Thursday, February 27, 2014
National Network of Depression CentersIn January, Menninger and its affiliate Baylor College of Medicine became members of the National Network of Depression Centers.
“Seven out of 10 patients who come to Menninger have a mood disorder. We are thrilled to become part of this network whose mission is to improve the quality, effectiveness and availability of treatment for depression and bipolar disorders,” said Ian Aitken, president and chief executive officer.
The National Network of Depression Centers is a nonprofit network of 21 member institutions that are working to accelerate research, education and public policy to make life-saving strides to help individuals who suffer from depressive illnesses.
Menninger and Baylor College of Medicine serve a center of excellence in depression treatment and research in the nation’s fourth largest metropolitan area.