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We welcome membership enquiries all year round. Whether you’re seeking a supporting ear, someone to reach out to or a supportive community who have been in a similar position and have first experience, we are here for you. We have a range of experiences within our community and the majority of our volunteers and trustees are also past suffers of depression (or been exposed to depression within their lives). Don’t suffer alone, join us today…

Please, join us! Annual membership includes:

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  • Receiving our Newsletter up to six times per year.
  • Having the opportunity to join our Penfriend scheme.
  • Being able to join our private Facebook, DUK Chat.

There are two types of membership:

EMAIL: This is free, you will receive everything by email, and if you join the Penfriend scheme this will also involve emailing rather than writing letters. If you would like to take up email membership please send an email to, including your full name and address. Your welcome pack will be emailed to you from this same email address and it is therefore possible that it will go into your junk mail so please check that!

POST: This costs £10 a year, this cost being purely to contribute towards postage and printing costs, and everything will be posted to you.

If you would like to take up postal membership you can do this in one of two ways:

  1. Print our Application Form and and send your subscription fee by post. Membership costs £10.00 a year.
  2. Pay online through Pay Pal by clicking the Donate button below. Please ensure you provide your name and postal address.

Please contact us if you are unable to pay in full.

If you don’t want to join us, you can still help us with our work by donating to us. If you would like to donate without joining, click here.

Personal details will only be used to administer your membership and will be kept securely at all times. We do not share information with other members without your permission, and we never share your details with any third party organisations.

Membership Renewal

If you have chosen postal membership a subscription reminder will be sent to you when your renewal is due. Please pay promptly when you receive it.

National Address:

Depression UK

Lytchett House
13 Freeland Park
Wareham Road
BH16 6FA

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“We promote mutual support between individuals affected by or at risk from depression.”