www.depressionalliance.org

This is a UK charity with a huge amount of open access information and free resources. It offers a large range of publications, many of them free downloads. It is good platform to help you to understand about depression, treatment options and assist you making a choice.  They also offer various types of support, such as self-help groups, an online support forum, and volunteer helpers.

www.rethink.org

For a good general briefing, download the depression facts sheet on.  This has a helpful list of symptoms, explains various forms of depression, and lists a range of typical treatments.  They also offer an advice and information service by phone or email.

Books that can Help:

Taken from Alan Heek’s  book