Coffee Can Prevent Depression
Research shows regular consumption of coffee protects women from depression. So drink up and celebrate. Thursday's National Coffee Day -- and some stores are offering a free cup of joe. Photographer: REUTERS/Morris

Thursday's National Coffee Day 2011. To celebrate, consumers can get free coffee at several places throughout the country.

Here's where to find National Coffee Day deals:

--7-Eleven convenience stores: The deal lasts until 11 a.m., but many locations have free coffee, while supplies last. Get the list here. The deal at 7-Eleven gives customers a free medium coffee, cappuccino or latte between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.

--Krispy Kreme retail stores: Head to Krispy Kreme and get a free 12-ounce cup of House Blend Coffee. And get this -- no purchase necessary. The offer is good all day, while supplies last.

--Caribou Coffee stores: The national coffee house chain offers a buy one, get one free deal all day. The offer is valid at participating stores, one per person.