Treating depression

Talking therapies and antidepressants are ways of treating depression. Some people use herbal remedies to help them feel better.

Seeing your doctor

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

Antidepressant medicines

There are several types of antidepressants to help treat your depression.

Talking therapies

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

Herbal remedies

Some herbal remedies may help treat depression in some people.

Last reviewed: 
03 Nov 2022
Next review due: 
03 Nov 2025