Learn about depression, its symptoms and possible causes, and how you can access treatment and support. Find tips on caring for yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
Depression self-help organisation made up of individuals and local groups.
Hub of Hope
UK-wide mental health service database. Lets you search for local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support. You can filter results to find specific kinds of support.
NHS talking therapies self-referral
Information about local NHS therapy services for certain mental health problems. You can self-refer (England only) but you must be registered with a GP.
Online mental health community (formerly called Big White Wall). Free in some areas through your GP, employer or university.
This information was published in April 2023. We will revise it in 2026.
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