Seeking treatment and support for depression in Australia
There are many different approaches to treating depression. These include medications, therapy (such as cognitive behaviour therapy) and lifestyle changes.
We’ve got resources to help you if you’re feeling miserable, have been diagnosed with depression or are supporting someone with depression.
Treatments for depression
Depression is unlikely to go away on its own.
Finding the right treatment and support can help you learn how to manage your depression and start to feel better.
Learn more: Treatments for depression
Finding mental health support
Your GP can be a good place to start the conversation about your mental health.
We can also help you find other support that’s right for you. This could include talking to our counsellors or helping you find a mental health professional near you.
Get mental health support
Connect with our online peer support community
Anonymously read, share and learn from people who are also living with anxiety.
The Beyond Blue Forums is a welcoming peer support community.
Visit the Beyond Blue Forum depression discussions