Low Mood and Depression

It’s normal to have down days, but there are some signs to look out for that may make you think about asking for some extra help to make you feel a bit better.

Sometimes feeling low or in a bad mood can get worse, or last a long time.  It can make you feel like you have no energy, no motivation and no concentration.

There are things you can do that may help stop these feeling becoming severe, and things that you can do if you are already feeling down.

Use the box below to have a think about how you are feeling.

How are you feeling?  Are you...

  1. Feeling low a lot of the time?
  2. Not feeling yourself?
  3. Finding it hard to enjoy things?
  4. Having problems sleeping?
  5. Forgetting things?
  6. Unable to concerntrate?
  7. Feeling helpless or hopeless?
  8. Feeling teary?
  9. In a bad mood?
  10. Unable to start or finish a job?

If you experiencing any of these feelings you may find the following helpful to look at some of the things to try, downloads and links.

If you are feeling particularly distressed, or if your symptoms are severe, you may want to seek further help.

You can speak to your TYA Specialist Nurse, your GP or find other support services in your area

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