Having a tough time.
Feel down, Stressed or Anxious?
We are here to help if:
- you are experiencing stress, low mood, depression or anxiety
- you would like to know more about self-help or talking therapies
- you are 18 or over and are registered with a Southwark GP
- consultation and advice
- courses, workshops and groups
- guided self-help
- individual counselling and psychological therapy
Anxiety - Easy Read
Dealing With Distress - Healthy Coping Strategies
Health Information: Depression
NHS Choices - Clinical Depression:
Depression is more than simply feeling unhappy or fed up for a few days.
We all go through spells of feeling down, but when you're depressed you feel persistently sad for weeks or months, rather than just a few days.
Some people still think that depression is trivial and not a genuine health condition. They're wrong. Depression is a real illness with real symptoms, and it's not a sign of weakness or something you can "snap out of" by "pulling yourself together".
The good news is that with the right treatment and support, most people can make a full recovery.
Mind the Mental Health Charity - Depression:
Explains depression, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
Big White Wall:
A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals.
Available 24/7, Big White Wall is completely anonymous so you can express yourself freely and openly. Professionally trained Wall Guides ensure the safety and anonymity of all members.
Online self-help for anxiety & depression
Mental Health - NHS Apps Library