Use the left hand menu to learn more about what depression is and how it differs from the unhappiness we all feel sometimes.  Start by clicking here.

See the range of information, including on what is thought to cause depression, what people can do to help prevent it, and what treatments can be considered.

Share your own experiences about you or a loved one dealing with depression.

Question time

Do you know if you have depression or not? If it is depression you are feeling, what kind is it, and what can you do to beat it?

A first step to the answers might be to see a doctor or nurse. The diagnosis page offers some information about this.