Depression thrives on isolation and inappropriate ‘independence’. Relying on others when appropriate is an important life skill, and vital when depression is beating you down. Use this section to find the right help and support.
If you are having any thoughts about suicide or deliberate self harm, this section gives immediate advice about how to cope and keep yourself safe. Read more
Explains what counselling is and how it can help, explores pros and cons of medication and looks at how doctors and other medical professionals can help. Read more