This is a thread that I have been asked to start on the Farming and Forestry forum as it is something which seems to affect rural dwellers more than anyone. Suicide rates among Farmers are pretty high.
This is a thread which will offer people some information and resources to help with depression.
Please feel free to add sensible stuff to the thread. Depression is a pretty taboo subject, but at the end of the day, the only way to beat it is to talk about it.
Here are some links and resources:
Mental Health Ireland
Pieta House have now taken over the services that were previously provided by Console.
Here are the links: http://www.pieta.ie/blog/
Just a note for anyone who feels depressed, it might seem dark now but there is help.
Please read the stickys here and here if you haven't already or speak to a medical professional