Treating depression

Find out how your doctor assess if you have depression and how different talking therapies, anti depressants or herbal remedies can help to make you feel better.

Seeing your doctor

The first step to treating depression is to have an assessment with your cancer specialist or your GP.

Anti depressant medicines

Read about anti depressants and how they can help treat your depression.

Talking therapies

When you have depression, talking to a trained professional (therapist) can help.

Herbal remedies

There are some herbal remedies that may help treat depression in some people. Find out more about them and what you need to know before taking them.

Last reviewed: 
10 Sep 2019
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