Depression Recovery Directory
Recovery from depression is a different journey for every person. For some, recovering from depression takes a long time and a lot of work. Medications and support groups are great tools to help you along your recovery path. Your doctor can help you determine the best resources for you including diet changes, exercise, support, alternative therapies, and medications. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to recover from depression, what to expect, and much more.
An Overview of Depression Recovery
Each person's recovery from depression is different, and WebMD offers insights into what to expect and how to help your depression recovery.
Helping Friends and Loved Ones with Depression
Trying to offer support to a friend or loved one with depression can be hard. Here are some suggestions about what to do -- and what not to do.
Overview: Treatment Choices for Depression
You can treat depression with medication, therapy, exercise, or medical treatments -- or a mix of them. Here’s a closer look at your options.
Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease
Learn more about the link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.
Depression and Personalized Treatment
Symptoms of depression can be similar for different patients, but successful treatment is often a unique path for each individual.
Video: Exercise and Depression
How exercising can help deal with depression.
Anti depressants and Weight Gain
An expert tells you what’s good to know about weight loss and anti depressants.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Depression
Folk remedies and half-truths still prevent many from getting treatment for depression. Pictures show unusual symptoms in men, seniors, and others, along with many ways to recover.
Slideshow: Finding Support When You Have Treatment-Resistant Depression
When you're being treated for depression, it's especially important to have personal and emotional support. Here are eight types of support that may help you during treatment.
Slideshow: Celebrities with Depression
A number of celebrities admit to having depression and struggling with sadness.
Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Therapy
False ideas scare many people away from a therapist and the quick relief these helping pros can provide. See if you can tell the myths from the facts in this slideshow from our medical editors.