Depression goes beyond feelings of sadness or unhappiness and can deeply disrupt how we think, feel and live in our daily lives. Some people will have experiences which are not well-known features of depression. This workshop covers essential information about depression, how it is diagnosed and how it affects different people. We also look at the different tools for managing depression. This is a space to discuss your experiences and learn from others too.This workshop will explore the nature and experience of depression and consider its wide ranging impact on all aspects of life. We will reflect on diagnosis and medication as well as alternative practical steps which some people find helpful in managing this experience.