Here is just a selection of web sites that you might find useful:
Depression & Bipolar Disorder
- Bipolar Caregivers: A comprehensive guide for those caring for people with bipolar disorder. The information on bipolarcaregivers.org is based on guidelines for adult caregivers (18 years or over) developed by combining the latest bipolar research with the opinions and consensus of 143 expert caregivers, people with bipolar disorder and clinicians from different countries.
- MoodNetwork: The MoodNetwork.org is the first patient-powered research network for depression and bipolar disorder (mood disorders). Based at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, it will bring together at least 50,000 participants with mood disorders to collaborate with researchers and clinicians.
- BeyondBlue: An Australian organisation that provides links and information on mood disorders, including bipolar disorder.
- mcmanweb: Developed and maintained by John McManamy, a former journalist who lives with bipolar disorder. Site provides information and updates on current research and issues.
- PsychEducation.org: Developed by Dr Jim Phellps provides extensive information and links.
- Black Dog Institute: The Black Dog is an education and research Institute. Its site includes information and opportunites for research participation.
- Bipolar.com.au: This is the Eli Lilly bipolar site. It contains lots of information and tools, including links to support websites.
- Blue Pages: Provides information about depression. Developed at the Centre of Mental Health Research at the Australian National University.
- MoodGym: This is a free self help program which uses cognitive behavioural therapy to help people vulnerable to depression. Developed at the Centre of Mental Health Research at the Australian National University.
- dNet: This is a free informational website with a discussion forum and chat room for Australians living with depression.