Information on depression

Depression is a very common condition which affects more than 450,000 people in Ireland (one in ten) at any one time. Any of us, irrespective of age, gender or background, can be affected at some point in our life.

Aware provides information on depression for many people: these include individuals who are experiencing depression or related mood disorders; those who are concerned for a family member or friend; people who are seeking to learn more about the condition, and also those who may be wondering if depression could be a factor for them.

Click any of the links below to find out more:

What is Depression?

How is Depression Treated?

Tips for Coping with Depression

Supporting Others

Depression and Young People

Mood Diary


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