Depression Awareness Week TM

An Eternity’s Gate, Vincent Van Gogh, Public Domain, The Yorck Project

This year ‘Depression Awareness Week TM‘ lasts from 22nd-28th April. People around the world are raising awareness of depression this week. The Depression Alliance is a UK based charity that is raising awareness of depression. On their website there is an interview with journalist Mark Rice-Oxley about his experience with depression. Here are some of the online responses to Depression Awareness Week TM

The NHS National Electronic Library for Medicines has an extremely helpful link to a special edition of Thinking Ahead with lots of depression related resources

Edubuzz.org has a page outlining details of Depression Awareness Week TM

David Keen writes about Depression in this article

The Staying Health at Work website  has a page about Depression Awareness Week TM

The British Psychological Society has an article about Depression Awareness Week TM here

Steps 2 Change has produced a leaflet which they are distributing to raise awareness

Index: There are indices for the TAWOP site here and here Twitter: You can follow ‘The Amazing World of Psychiatry’ Twitter by clicking on this link. Podcast: You can listen to this post on Odiogo by clicking on this link (there may be a small delay between publishing of the blog article and the availability of the podcast). It is available for a limited period. TAWOP Channel: You can follow the TAWOP Channel on YouTube by clicking on this link. Responses: If you have any comments, you can leave them below or alternatively e-mail justinmarley17@yahoo.co.uk. Disclaimer: The comments made here represent the opinions of the author and do not represent the profession or any body/organisation. The comments made here are not meant as a source of medical advice and those seeking medical advice are advised to consult with their own doctor. The author is not responsible for the contents of any external sites that are linked to in this blog.

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