Your Heart + Your Mood

Depression can affect anyone, but people with a heart condition (especially after surgery or a heart attack) are much more likely to become depressed.

But there is help.

Click on the links below to explore how depression can affect heart patients, ways to check up on your own mood and other helpful resources (including online and in-person programs in B.C) if you are feeling sad, down or uninterested in life.

Overview: Your Heart and Your Mood

Assess Your Mood

Brief Information on Depression

Community Resources

The Choice–D Patient and Family Guide to Depression Treatment

Brief Information on Anxiety