Aware is a national organisation which provides a range of support, education and information services around depression. See www.aware.ie for a full list of services including:
1800 80 48 48
Aware offers a free evidence based programme based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) which can be helpful in managing the symptoms of mild to moderate depression. The Life Skills Programme is available in virtual and group settings. More information on the programme and details on how to register is available on the Aware website. Aware also runs a free monthly webinar series featuring expert speakers on a range of topics relating to mental health. An archive of webinars and lectures are available to listen back, or to view, on the website.
Please note that Aware does not offer specific advice in relation to this medicine, but the additional support that is available through the organisation’s services may provide further help to you as you manage your experience of depression.
You can also speak to your doctor or nurse for information on local support groups that may be available within your area.