This factsheet provides brief information about depression and suggests a range of suitable digital mental health programs and services to address it.
This factsheet is designed for mental health professionals to use, whether as a resource to share with clients or as a reference guide. Others are welcome to use or share this resource for general information purposes only and within the scope of their professional role.
What is covered in this factsheet?
This factsheet provides brief information about the symptoms of depression and suggests several digital mental health resources that are suitable for helping people suffering from depression.
The types of digital resources suggested include:
- Information websites providing comprehensive information about depression.
- Free phone and online counselling services.
- Apps and online programs providing treatment for depression and depressive symptoms.
- Moderated forums for those with depression to connect with others going through similar experiences.
The factsheet also includes digital mental health options for young people with depression.
Who should use this factsheet?
This factsheet is designed primarily for clinicians to use, whether as a resource to give the clients and patients or as a reference guide. However, anyone is welcome to use or share this resource.
As a clinician, you may like to email or share this factsheet directly with clients experiencing depression who you feel would benefit from digital mental health resources.
Otherwise, you may like to keep this factsheet handy as a reference guide for suitable digital mental health resources for depression.
Current as at 17 November 2023.
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