Playing games is a valuable enterprise to help in all aspects of mental health and can help you recover from depression.
You'll have to listen to the talk to know why there are pictures of baby animals here. :-)
A Ted talk by Jane McGonigal. This highlights a way to use a game to experience post traumatic growth. That's one phrase you don't ever hear. Go, watch this Ted Talk. Do what she says and then, just for fun, visit Deep Fun by Bernie DeKoven and find a game to play with someone that will enhance your relationships and enhance your very life. Play is so important.