If this doesn't help, you probably need to talk it over with your GP.
You may find that your friends and family have noticed a difference in you and have been worried about you.
We hope it will also be helpful for friends and relatives.This three minute animation explores what it feels like to be depressed, the symptoms of depression, and what help you can get if you are feeling depressed.The film was produced by the RCPsych Public Engagement Committee in conjunction with Damn Fine Media.Depression can make you lose weight and run short of vitamins which will only make you feel worse. It may make you feel better for a short while, but it doesn't last. Settle down with some relaxing music or television while you're lying in bed.Fresh fruit and vegetables are particularly helpful. Drinking can stop you dealing with important problems and from getting the right help. Your body will get a chance to rest and, with your mind occupied, you may feel less anxious and find it easier to get some sleep.As with our everyday feelings of low mood, there will sometimes be an obvious reason for becoming depressed, sometimes not.