Are you feeling depressed?

How do I know if I am depressed?

45% of Australians experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.  In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety.

  • Not going out anymore
  • Not getting things done at work/school
  • Withdrawing from close family and friends
  • Relying on alcohol and sedatives
  • Not doing usual enjoyable activities
  • Unable to concentrate
  • “I’m a failure.”
  • “It’s my fault.”
  • “Nothing good ever happens to me.”
  • “People would be better off without me.”
  • “Life’s not worth living.”
  • “I’m worthless.”

  • Overwhelmed
  • Guilty
  • Irritable
  • Frustrated
  • Unhappy
  • Miserable
  • Sad
  • Indecisive
  • Disappointed
  • Lacking in confidence
  • Tired all the time
  • Sick and run down
  • Churning gut
  • Sleep problems
  • Loss or change of appetite
  • Significant weight loss or gain
  • Headaches and muscle pains