Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, with more than 300 million people of all ages suffering from the disease globally. At the same time, there are growing concerns about the effectiveness of conventional treatments such as antidepressants and therapy. Approaches that tackle the many causes of depression are desperately needed.
Thankfully, there’s growing research that suggests that lifestyle changes, together with a range of activities and practices, can help people to better manage their depression and prevent the risk of future depressive episodes. This site brings together information about these alternative approaches to managing depression as a complement to conventional treatments such as antidepressants and therapy.
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