Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
We all feel down sometimes, but if feelings of sadness or worry last more than 2 weeks, it may be a sign of depression or other mental condition.
Grief and loss
It’s the natural emotional response to losing someone who was close to you, but grief can also follow serious illness, divorce or other loss.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that only appears at certain times of the year. Learn how treatment can make a difference.
Depression in children
If your child has symptoms of depression, it's best to seek professional help. Find out more about depression and children.
Managing Depression helps lessen the symptoms of depression. It can be downloaded from the Google Play Store and Apple iOS Store.
Depression is a common condition, affecting how you feel, think and act. It’s often treatable and with a doctor’s support, your depression will likely improve.
Just for kids: your feelings and mental health
If you're a kid, find out who you can talk to about mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bullying, cyberbullying and drugs and alcohol abuse.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and mental health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait People still face many disadvantages in terms of education, employment and earning power; which continue to erode the social and emotional wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
Kids and mental health
Mental health problems affect a child’s emotions and behaviour, and can be worrying for the child and their family.
All about depression
Depression is a common mental illness. Learn more about the different types, how to deal with depression and to care for someone suffering from the condition.