|Topic||This guide provides information and advice about depression.|
|Publisher||The Royal Australian & NZ College of Psychiatrists|
A well-established national bipolar and depression support network, including resources and online forums.
A NZ-run mental illness consumer peer support group available to all, online 24/7.
The Big Black Dog Message Board was started in August 2008 and currently has around 160 members (membership & registration is free but essential to post or visit the chat room). The message board is moderated and has become a safe haven for many who previously felt they had no voice.
Ange Sampson was diagnosed with depression (and later anxiety) when she was 18, just after she…
I had my first episode of depression when I was 14. My parents had split up; me and mum went to live…
Guy Baker’s road into depression was fraught with drinking (which masked his symptoms), difficulty…