Behind the Smile

“His poetry is lyrical, tender and profoundly moving...It is how those of us with depression live; adrift in the dark depths but forever struggling to the sunlit shallows.” Sally Brampton, author of Shoot the Damn Dog.

Sept. 11, 2014 | News

One person dies from suicide every 40 seconds

At Depression Alliance we welcome the WHO report on preventing suicide. The numbers of people who have taken their own lives through suicide globally is shockingly high.

Sept. 5, 2014 | News

Reaction on Robin William’s death

We’re so saddened by the tragic loss of Robin Williams to suicide. Depression doesn't discriminate against how and why it hits, the consequences can be devastating. Depression, can strike anyone at any time.

Aug. 12, 2014 | News

"I ran for mum"

A huge thank you to our British 10k runners, who dodged the downpours this weekend and raised an incredible £7,000.

July 14, 2014 | News

Comedy for Depression 2014

Our 2014 Comedy for Depression event took place at The Union Chapel on 15th May, headlined by Jason Manford. We would like to thank all the acts that took part David Morgan, Luisa O'Mielan, Adam Hess, Ellie Taylor, Angela Barnes and Jason Manford, all the organisers and the amazing audience.

May 27, 2014 | News