Reflections from people
living with depression

This content has been developed specifically for and with people living with depression. It has been cocreated by people suffering from depression or who have suffered from depression and who are members of GAMIAN-Europe (an umbrella group involving patient organizations in different European countries) and by Servier.

Quotes shared on this website by the patients reflect their own experiences and do not necessarily reflect medical and scientific evidence or practice.

All names attributed to quotes have been changed to maintain confidentiality.

Clinically recommended treatments for depression are not discussed here. For further information regarding treatments for depression, please refer to the accompanying website, A guide to depression and its treatment.

This website has been created thanks to:
  • Hilkka Karkkainen - Finland
  • Inês Barbosa - Portugal
  • Jacinta Hastings - Ireland
  • Stephen Lewis - United Kingdom
  • Fanni-Laura Mäntylä - Finland
  • Jyrki Nieminen - Finland
  • Erik Van der Eycken - Belgium
  • Willy Wullaert - Belgium
  • as well as other patients and patient advocates.
We would like to extend our warmest thanks to all of them.