The following links contain information about depression and some self help tips on how to deal with depression
This site contains a wealth of information on depression and some self help tips on dealing with depression
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 if you need to talk to someone right now
Tips on coping with grief and loss. Tips on supprting a grieving person in your life
This site contains ten tools each describing ways for you to improve the quality of your day to day life. Each tool contains it's own page full of material and suggestions ranging from better sleep habits to staying positive or connecting with other people
e-couch provides information about emotional problems - what causes them, how to prevent them and how to treat them. It includes exercises to help you understand yourself and others better
This workbook is designed to provide you with some information about depression and suggested strategies for how you can manage your mood
Written by Jamie Legatt, a woman who has battled depression since age 12. She reflects on various self-help methods she has tried and writes about her insights about things she has learned during her journey battling depression
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Located at 34th & Spruce St in the Founders Building on the 3rd Floor in Plaza Room A.
To join contact Denis Hazam, Facilitator, HUP Chapter DBSA
Phone: 267-507-3893 (Work)
215- 545- 0403 (Home Phone)
DBSA support group aims to give others the opportunity to reach out to others so they could benefit from the experience of those who have “been there.” They motivate individuals to follow their treatment plan. They also help rediscovering strengths and humor people might think they have lost. They provide a forum for mutual acceptance, understanding and self-discovery.
Meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday 7-8:30 PM at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Smartphone Applications for Depression
NIH Depression Information by Incelligence - Application Contains symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatments of Depression. (This is for information purposes only) Android App
Self-Esteem Blackboard by Excel at Life - This app was developed by a clinical psychologist using the methods of cognitive-behavioral therapy to help improve self esteem. Andriod App
Cognitive Diary CBT Self-Help by Excel at Life - This app teaches you how to recognize thinking that interferes with achieving your goals in life and how to change that thinking. Andriod App
eCBT Mood by MindApps - eCBT helps people who are feeling down or depressed to feel better by using scientific principles of cognitive behvaior therapy. iPhone app ($0.99) Category- Health and Fitness
How to Help Someone Who's Talking About Suicide