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    daughter has depression, moving home,new to mum, diagnosed recently

    my 24 yr old daughter has only recently been diagnosed with depression, she lived in another state,now she is moving home to me. we talk on the phone about everything and she told me about her depression. she is moving in with my partner and I, and seeings I know nothing about depression.. if there are any parents who have dealt with daughters/sons who have depression…or just people who have some experience … i am a open book…. i need as much info as i can get…..please help confused mother…
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    Thanks

    Damien Haines

    Clinical Psychologist, Psychologist

    Damien Haines is a registered Clinical Psychologist who brings a warm and empathetic approach to therapy. He emphasises engagement in the world and encourages clients … View Profile

    A good place for yourself to go is the Arafmi organisation in your state. They are there to help support those who care for people with a mental illness.

    Other links include

    http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/12329/45891/45891.pdf ( a UK organisation who prepares evidence based advice for treatment of all sorts of conditions - mental and physical)

    http://www.sane.org/information/factsheets-podcasts

    http://www.beyondblue.org.au/index.aspx?link_id=7.980

    http://www.mentalhealth.asn.au/

    As well as those above from Grant

    I wish you well

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