- Low Self-Esteem
- Self-Help Strategies
- Bipolar disorder
Here are some useful resources we have collected for depression. Please feel free to suggest others via our contact page.
Depression UK is a national self-help charity that promotes mutual support between individuals affected by depression, through pen and phone friend schemes, internet D-UK Chat, and newsletters containing many contributions from members. Membership costs £10 per year. Email: email@example.com or phone: 0870 7744320
Depressionforums.org: A Depression & Mental Health Social Community Support Group. ‘Our mission is to create an atmosphere that is both supportive and informative in a caring, safe environment for our members to talk to their peers about depression, anxiety, mood disorders, medications, therapy and recovery.’
TeenHelp is an international site that provides information and advice about a wide range of issues affecting young people. As well as forums and resources pages there is live support from online mentors.
PsyWeb includes a wide range of resources and information for depression and mental health conditions. There is access to support groups and online therapy as well as articles, videos, self tests, counselling directories and a regular newsletter.
Manic Depression (Bipolar disorder)
Electroboy. This website offers a personal and powerful account of manic depression (often referred to as bipolar disorder). Andy Behrman, also the author of ‘Electroboy’, featured in Stephen Fry’s documentary The Secret Life of a Manic Depressive. After involvement in counterfeiting art leading to jail time and house arrest, Andy opted to undergo repeated electroshock therapy and suffered memory loss, before ultimately recovering.