Better Health Channel
The Better Health Channel provides online consumer focused health information. All information on the site is quality-assured, reliable and regularly reviewed. Better Health Channel content is developed in consultation with content partners reputable health organisations with specialised knowledge in a particular topic area.
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beyondblue: the national depression initiative
A well designed site giving information on the BeyondBlue organisation and depression. As the Commonwealth Government's response to the challenge of depression in Australia, in addition to information for Professionals, Carers and Consumers, here you can also find out about a range of projects being undertaken around Australia.
The Black Dog Institute
The Black Dog Institute have launched their new website!
You will find a wealth of information on depression and other mood disorders. As part of the Prince of Wales Hospital in NSW, this website provides a reliable information resource (with a 'clinical' perspective) and also offers the opportunity to participate in a variety of research projects investigating mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder, etc). You will also find information about their Consumer and Community Resource Centre.
Blues Pages: Information on Depression
This website provides information about depression, treatments, resources and prevention to consumers. It was developed by the Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR), Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO Mathematical & Information Sciences (CMIS).
Darker Side of the Mood
This is an excellent feature written in an easy to read and understand manner by someone who has a true understanding of depression and can obviously relate to the issues presented! It offers sound and practical information as well as a quiz.
DepNet was initiated in Denmark by the Lundbeck Institute for people that suffer from depression Family, friends, colleagues and acquaintances. General Practitioners, Psychiatrists, Psychologists and other health care providers.
Depression - Find Your Way Out Of The Fog
A personal page about depression and where to find all of the resources that this person used as well. Includes links, FAQ'S, treatments and a my story.
A one page overview of depression in simple terms, put together by John Murtagh, Professor of General Practice Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
Health Matters - Depression
The Depression Library page from ABC's Health Matters and includes articles, stories, transcripts and other links to depression resources.
McMan's Depression and Bipolar Web
McMan's Depression and Bipolar Web is dedicated to helping you intelligently manage your illness by offering a depth and breadth and immediacy of content you won't find anywhere else.
MyDr - Post Natal Depression
The Post Natal section from MyDr website - Find out what you need to know about postnatal depression and its effects on women and their families.
Mood Disorders Association" of SA (Inc.)
A site worth a second mention. Pleasantly 'light' and easy reading with lots of useful information on stress and depression.
My Depression - a real case of hell, despair and hopelessness
A personal account of a sufferers depression, offering suggestions for how to combat your own depression.
PaNDa (post & ante natal depression association inc)
PaNDa is a Victorian based self-help support group formed by women who have experienced some form of postnatal depression.
Patient Depression Advice
You will need a password from your healthcare professional to access this section of the website.
Psychiatrist Michael Block has made a very informative web page. This is a "must read" site for all females during and after pregnancy.
SANE Australia is a national charity helping people seriously affected by mental illness through research, education and campaigning. They have a series of 'fact sheets' you can download, as well as success stories and 'HelplineOnline' - an email based service providing advice over the internet.
Dr David Morawetz is widely acknowledged as one of Australia's foremost experts on helping people to sleep better without drugs. You can find out more about his "Sleep Better Without Drugs" self-help program as well as case studies and details of both Australian and overseas research.
KidsNet - depression section
Depression related resources and information for children with depression
Last Updated: 06/05/04