Depression Alliance has merged with Mind

This website is no longer being updated

We're Mind, the mental health charity. We provide advice and support to anyone with a mental health problem. We're continuing to run Friends in Need and to support Depression Alliance's self-help groups. We can offer you advice and support on depression, too.


Learn about depression, treatments and recovery

What is depression?

Understand what it can feel like and how to spot the symptoms

Living with depression

Discover how depression can affect our day-to-day lives

Recovery and wellbeing

Learn the activities, techniques and resources for getting better and staying well


Explore and choose a treatment that’s right for you

Useful contacts

Search other organisations and helplines for mental health support

Family and friends

Find tips on supporting a friend or family member living with depression

Advice for students

Read our advice, tips and useful links for students affected by depression