Below is a list of educational materials about depression that may be helpful to you.
General Depression Information
An easy to read booklet from the National Institute of Mental Health. This is an overview of the disease.
Women and Depression
A booklet from the National Institute if Mental Health specifically designed for women facing depression. This booklet will answer several questions you may have.
Men and Depression
A brochure from the National Institute if Mental Health specifically designed for men facing depression. This brochure will answer several questions you may have.
Chronic Illness and Depression
An overview of how to manage chronic illness and depression. Lists symptoms of depression and how it relates to many conditions like Heart Disease and Diabetes.
Diabetes and Depression
An overview of depression and how to manage the condition diabetes when you have both.
Heart Disease and Depression
Focusing mostly on depression, this document lists symptoms of depression and how the condition is linked to heart disease.
This brochure gives a nice overview of depression. It can be printed and tri-folded for easy distribution and small to keep handy.
A very common problem for many of us (living in this winter-plagued area!), this brochure is the go-to place for information on this disorder. Also available in a tri-fold format.
Antidepressant Education Sheets
A thirteen page document individually explaining different types of antidepressant medications. The information sheets include uses for the drug, possible side effects, and helpful tips.