E-therapy is an effective tool you can use at your own pace on your own time. Most of the programmes are free, but may require a health professional to prescribe them. Some even offer the option of having feedback from a health professional. The following online programmes offer education and tools you can apply to improve your well-being. To find out more, click on one of the links below:

  • Beating the Blues – most widely used online programme for treatment of depression
  • National Depression Initiative – John Kirwan’s site – The Journal (includes helpline: 0800 420 202)
  • The Lowdown – for young people dealing with depression (includes text 5626 for help)
  • Mood Gym – CBT skills for depression
  • Anxiety Online – E-therapy for anxiety
  • SPARX - a self-help computer programme for young people with symptoms of depression