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Life stories: Beth

In this interview, we speak to Beth, who is 22 and studying for a degree in English Literature. In her spare time, she plays racket...

Building a care alliance

It is difficult to see depression affecting someone close to you. At times, you may feel like there is nothing you can do to help them....

To share or not to share

Whether due to stigma, or not feeling comfortable discussing mental health, keeping quiet about depression is common. However, living in...

Employers – how you can help

Talking about depression in the workplace is something that isn’t encouraged enough. With employees in the corporate world being...

Functioning at work with depression

With depression affecting more than 300 million people worldwide,1 it’s more than likely that someone in your workplace is...

From the outside looking in

Everyone has their bad days; when they are sad for no apparent reason or just don’t want to get out of bed. But for someone with...

PollWhich aspect of your life is most impacted by your depression?

Supporting carers in the workplace

Most people of a working age who care for somebody with depression are in employment, and, for most, maintaining their professional life...

Let’s talk depression in the workplace

As a manager, finding the best way to talk to your employees about a sensitive subject can sometimes be...

CBT and its benefits in the workplace

Many approaches exist to improve the symptoms of depression, helping those living with the condition to feel better and settle back into...

Combating depression in the workplace

A mentally healthy workplace is one that recognises and supports staff with mental health issues, and promotes a positive working...

Learning from relapse

Depression can be an ongoing battle. Even when you have successfully fought your demons, they may return after a while. When this...

Spotting the signs of burnout

Depression affects approximately 350 million people worldwide,1 many of whom receive care and support from friends and family...

Time to rethink your medication plan?

Medication, such as antidepressants, can be really helpful for people with depression. However, there may be a number of reasons why you...

The diversity of depression

Sometimes, when people think of depression, they just see it as a feeling of sadness. But this is neither a fair, nor fitting,...

The residual risk of relapse

With depression, the road to recovery can be rocky and, just like other chronic conditions, there’s a risk that you’ll relapse. Relapse...

Finding the words

As a friend or family member of someone with depression, it is natural that you will want to help them. However, it can be difficult at...

Preventing relapse of depression

Sometimes, coping with depression can feel like an uphill struggle. So when you get to the top and breathe the fresh air, the last thing...

Through their eyes

People living with depression often feel more than just sad all the time. Depression is a condition which is made up of a number of...