Depression Awareness Week

An Awareness Week to Be Aware of

Debbie Cleaveley | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Debbie Cleaveley

As a mental health nurse, I never thought that depression would never happen to me and that if it did, I'd know what to do. Alas the reality was a total shock. I actually had no idea about what it would be like or what to do.

Let's Be Ambitious About Depression and Help the "Silent Waiting List"

Sarah Bateup | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Bateup

Depression is often accompanied by shame, and people try to hide their symptoms. We know from statistics that men find it harder to admit to depression or anxiety, which is why three times more men commit suicide than women.

7 Things People With Depression Want You To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Depression is the most common mental health issue in the UK. Around the world, it affects an estimated 350 million people. With this in mind, it's ...

Deadly Silence: Why Do We Find It So Hard to Talk About Emotional Distress?

Joanna Cates | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanna Cates

Men are four times more likely to kill themselves than women. It's thought to be the biggest cause of death for men under the age of 50. On average, a hundred men die in this way every week. And this figure has been steadily rising over the last 14 years.

Can Depression Be An Artist's Muse?

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Sullivan | Posted 26.04.2012 | Home

The relationship between mental health and artistic creativity has long been a subject of debate. From Picasso's 'blue period' to Tracey Emin's un...

Can Anti-Depressant ‘Happy Pills’ Cure Osteoarthritis?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A drug designed to beat depression could provide effective, life-changing treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee, researchers have found. Depress...

Would You Know If Your Partner Was Genuinely Depressed?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We know that one in four people experience depression, but partners don’t always realise what’s happening, according to Caroline Carr, author of m...