Many of the following resources were developed based off of behavioral activation – a theory in which a person feels a sense of satisfaction or reward when they make positive behavior changes, which can in turn fuel more positive behavior changes and better mood. The idea is to start off small with activities that will be simple and rewarding, and build up from there, with activities that are more challenging.
*Resources are not intended to be a replacement for professional guidance, but are rather an informational source and decision-making aid (because we know depression can make decision-making hard).
Click on the section of the Resource Circle to be directed to that page.
Let’s face it – depression can make reading really difficult. That’s why we’ve tried to make this website as accessible as possible – no long paragraphs, and text-to-speech capabilities. Simply highlight the text you want to read and press the play button.*
*if you are using text-to-speech on a mobile phone, make sure the sound is on