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  • Awareness

    Find out about who Action on Depression is and what we do. Discover what depression is and isn't, along with a list of symptoms and an explanations of the different types of low mood, including anxiety. Read our reliable information and advice on medication and talking therapies. Depression can be helped with treatment. Finding what works for you is part of the process of recovery.

  • Services

    Action on Depression offers 'Living Life to the Full' courses, based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). These are designed to help people tackle feelings of low mood, stress and distress. We are affiliated to a number of support groups throughout Scotland and online which help ease the burden of depression, offering a safe place to talk freely. Action on Depression also offers training courses such as SMHFA. 

  • Community

    Our Community section is being removed to make way for our brand new responsive website. You can though, sign up for our e-bulletin to keep up with the latest news.

  • Support Us

    Would you like to take on a challenge and help us take action on depression? From walking to abseiling, running to skydiving, we love our fundraisers! Or you might be able to donate some time to assist us in supporting as many people with depression as possible, as well as raising awareness and challenging stigma? We rely on support from members of the public to reach people with depression. 

Depression and low mood can affect anyone at any time, regardless of how you look. It doesn't care about how many friends you have or what you do for a living.

Take the first step and find out what options are available. Discover what works for you, and with support recovery from depression is possible.