Depression and loneliness
Find out what to do if feelings of sadness or loneliness are affecting your quality of life.
It’s normal to feel sad or ‘blue’ from time to time. However, when feelings of sadness are too intense or stick around for a long time it can be hard to work, socialise or take care of things at home.
Depression is a distressing and disabling condition that can reduce your quality of life. Treatments are available that can change your life for the better. The first step is to start a conversation.
Loneliness is not the same as being alone. If you feel lonely it is probably because you don’t have the kind of close personal relationships that make you feel secure, comforted and content.