DepressionHurts.ca is a website from Mood Disorders Society of Canada.
Check out the following:
What is Depression – causes of depression and symptoms of depression
Could it be depression– Symptom Checklist – http://depressionhurts.ca/en/checklist/
Managing your depression – accepting help, leading a healthy lifestyle, maintain your social life, develop a management plan, identifiy barriers to recovery, important points to consider
Journey to Improvement – talk to your doctor, Doctor discussion guide, consulting a therapist
self help groups, your support network
Information for family and friends – how to help, questions about treatment, talking about depression, resources
These publications are not meant to be a substitute for professional nor are they diagnostic tools. In other words, completing the checklist will not tell you whether or not you have depression. The purpose of this tool is to help you discuss all of your symptoms with your doctor. It will help your doctor find the treatment that works best for you.
- If there is an emergency:
call 911 immediately; or
call the Mental Health Crisis Line at (709) 737-4668 or toll-free at 1-888-737-4668.
- if you are not experiencing an emergency but would like someone to talk with in NL
- CHANNAL Peer Support Warm Line
Confidential Peer Support for People Living with Mental Illnesses
1-855-753-2560 local 753-2560
7 days a week 11 am to 11 pm