Pointers for self-help for depression

* Share experiences. Depression Alliance co-ordinates a national network of self-help groups. * Gather information to reduce misconceptions, guilt and fear. * Relaxation: yoga, reading, a holiday, whatever works. * Exercise: start with the physical. It he

* Share experiences. Depression Alliance co-ordinates a national network of self-help groups.

* Gather information to reduce misconceptions, guilt and fear.

* Relaxation: yoga, reading, a holiday, whatever works.

* Exercise: start with the physical. It helps you feel more positive.


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* Consider changes to your diet. Eat regularly and nutritious food because your energy will be depleted.

* Pursue interests: Difficult when it is hard to concentrate but, once you get into something you really like, it will give you a new train of thought.

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