While we all feel sad, moody or low from time to time, some people experience these feelings intensely, for long periods of time (weeks, months or even years) and sometimes without any apparent reason.

Depression is more than just a low mood – it's a serious condition that affects your physical and mental health.

Personal stories

Hear from members of our community as they talk through their experiences of depression and how they got through it. Watch the videos below or read more in the Personal stories section of our website.

I'm a doctor, I shouldn't get sick.

Geoff's story

I was using alcohol to self-medicate.

Sean's story

I felt like I was just surviving, not living.

Daniel's story


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