To celebrate International Women's Day, we have some selected some quotes from some brilliant women, to illustrate what depression feels like.
At Depression Alliance were pleased to be involved in the national evaluation into peer support that is taking place currently across England. Working alongside Mind and Bipolar UK and funded by the Big Lottery, 9 regions have been selected and we are working in 3 of them: Northamptonshire, Plymouth and West London.
With a bit of foresight and planning, the holiday period doesn’t have to leave you feeling burnt out. Follow these tips to help manage your depression over the holidays:
Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, most commonly affects sufferers in the Autumn and Winter months. As well as light therapy, CBT and medication, you can help manage SAD by making some changes to your lifestyle. But what works for one person may not work for another. We've compiled a list of some of the less obvious tools that have helped our bloggers manage their depression. Talk to us on Twitter and Facebook using #breakingsad to tell us what's worked for you.
To coincide with Depression Awareness Week and inspired by the 'Humans of New York' project we've complied a blog to give people a space to voice their thoughts and experiences of depression. If you want to share your story please tweet @DepressionAll