Depression Toolkit

Everyone deserves to be mentally well.

Thanks for visiting the Depression Center Toolkit. The Toolkit provides information, tools, support, and resources to guide you through your mental health journey. The Toolkit offers help to people who are experiencing problems with mood, problems with stress/anxiety, those who have been recently diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder, and those receiving treatment for mood disorders. The Toolkit also offers help to family members and caregivers of those who suffer from mood disorders, and all people who wish to understand depression and bipolar disorder. The Toolkit was created by experts from the University of Michigan Depression Center, with the help of individuals with lived experience of mood and anxiety disorders and a group of external professionals. Jump into the Toolkit sections below, or start by reading the Depression Center Toolkit Overview for some helpful information to get you started.

I'm not feeling well

This section of the Toolkit includes information about depression and related disorders as well as various treatment options to help you feel better.

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I want to stay mentally healthy

This section of the Toolkit includes tips and strategies for adopting a healthy lifestyle, managing your mood, and staying healthy.

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I want to support someone

This section of the Toolkit includes tips on how to support someone you know and how to support yourself in the process.

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I want to be a mental health advocate

This section of the Toolkit includes information on fighting stigma, raising awareness, supporting others, and participating in mental health research.

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I'm looking for more resources

This section of the Toolkit includes helpful mental health websites and resources, self-assessment tools, fact sheets, and charts to learn more and track your treatment progress.

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