Depression

Websites/Articles/Games

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University of Michigan, Depression Centre
This Toolkit provides information, tools, support, resources to guide you through your mental health journey and offers help to those experiencing problems with mood, stress/anxiety and individuals diagnosed with depression, bipolar disorders or mood disorders.
https://www.depressioncenter.org/depression-toolkit
It's ok to talk
Here people having troubles grappling with their mental health share their stories through articles, poems, blogs and more. You are not alone.
http://itsoktotalk.in/all-stories/
Blurt
Blurt is a safe space for those suffering from depression. Their blog, free newsletter and comprehensive-resources will help you understand more about depression and some lifestyle changes which may help you.
https://www.blurtitout.org/resources
Alice, All Jacked Up
Feel like you've fallen into a hole? How does Alice find her way out? How will you? Adventure with Alice as she finds her way out of a similar situation and create your own guide to help in the future.
https://mindyourmind.ca/tools/alice-all-jacked
Teen Mental Health Speaks: Depression
A comprehensive free magazine on social anxiety disorder.
https://issuu.com/weusthem/docs/magazine_depression
Mental Health America: Depression
A resource bank for information on depression.
https://mhanational.org/conditions/depression
Dealing With a Depressive Episode
An article that tells you the symptoms of a depressive episode and a list of 12 things you can do when experiencing one.
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322495
Mental Health Literacy
A daily checklist to to keep track of your activities.
https://mentalhealthliteracy.org/product/taking-charge-health-daily-checklist/

Videos

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What is Depression?
Helen M. Farrell examines the symptoms and treatments of depression, and gives some tips for how you might help a friend who is suffering.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-IR48Mb3W0
Learning to Live with Depression: Ted talk
In this talk, Jake shares his insights into living with depression and how connecting to and opening up to a wide online community has affected his relationship with depression.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDPDEKtd2yM
The Science of Depression
ASAP science attempts to briefly explain the science of depression.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOK1tKFFIQI
On Depression
A shared experience of depression.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJUvvC_Bv5k
What Depression Feels Like: A song
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhBSRE37hFs
What it feels like to have depression
A young man navigates his education under the shadow of his depression, undergoing extraordinary personal growth as he learns to open up about his mental health battle.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m44d7ryLoU
12 Things to not say to someone who is depressed
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzPMZ36KNKs

Instagram Accounts

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Link
@therealdepressionproject
This account provides you with books and insightful posts to better understand depression and how unqiue each individual's experience with depression is.
https://www.instagram.com/realdepressionproject/?hl=en
@the_depression_chronicles11
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https://www.instagram.com/the_depression_chronicles11/?hl=en
@millennial.therapist
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https://www.instagram.com/millennial.therapist/?hl=en
@revelatori
Tori is a writer, artist and therapist from LA. She shares cartoons and comics about mental well-being.
https://www.instagram.com/revelatori/
@trevorproject
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.
https://www.instagram.com/trevorproject/
@letstalk.mentalhealth
Sharing art and support to raise mental health awareness.
https://www.instagram.com/letstalk.mentalhealth/
@what.is.mental.illness
Provides a basic understanding of various issues through colourful charts and pictoral representations.
https://www.instagram.com/what.is.mental.illness/
@thegriefspace_
Provides a community that has experienced grief. It is a safe space and provides talks and resources.
https://www.instagram.com/thegriefspace_/?hl=en