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.
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.
Creative Outlets for Recovery from Depression
Expressing yourself creatively can boost your mood. WebMD explains how artistic expression can help you recover from depression.
Daily Activity Planner for Depression Recovery
This daily activity planner may be useful in depression recovery.
Healing Friendships During Depression Recovery
Recovery from depression is easier with the support of those around you. WebMD offers tips on getting the support you need.
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: 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.
Slideshow: Celebrities with Depression
A number of celebrities admit to having depression and struggling with sadness.
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.