Support groups and links

Support groups

Getting together with other people who know what it’s like to go through depression, or care for someone with depression, can be very helpful. Support groups provide a place where you can encourage each other, share coping strategies, talk about feelings and make new friends.

You can find a support group through your state mental health association, the The Black Dog Institute or GROW.

Suicide prevention and online support

General information about depression

Postnatal and antenatal depression

For men

For kids

For teens

For over-65s

For people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities

Online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)


You can write about your own experience, and communicate with other people who know what it’s like, on these online forums: