The handbook covers various topic on depression such as what depression is, what causes it and how to treat it. The handbook contains several worksheets which encourage a young person to think of their own ideas about addressing depression.
About Dealing With Depression
What is depression?
Figuring out if you’re depressed…or just sad
What causes depression?
The truth about stress, gloomy thinking and depression
What can you do about depression?
Getting help, talking to friends, learning skills, taking pills… Antidepressant skills
To help prevent or recover from depression
Thinking fairly about yourself
Handling difficult situations
Setting goals you’re going to reach Useful stuff Reasons to change
Drugs, alcohol and depression
Diet, exercise and depression
Dealing with relapse