The stories below are the personal experiences of people who have recovered from, or are going through, depression, anxiety or a related disorder. Beyond Blue also encourages family and friends to share their experiences of providing support to someone they care about.
These personal stories provide a first-hand look at the challenges and triumphs associated with managing and recovering from depression and anxiety.
Would you like to share your story?
Sharing your story can be an opportunity to download your thoughts and feelings, help others by providing hope and encouragement, and also help break down the stigma around depression and anxiety.
Join our forums to share your story with our online community. By sharing your story we hope others will find encouragement and hope, wherever they may be on their personal journey.