It’s normal to experience some stress and anxiety, and at some point in our lives many of us will become depressed. Each condition can have an impact on our ability to manage our feelings and emotions.
Recognising that you’re having problems coping with stress, anxiety or depression is a positive sign that you can do something about it.
What to do
Your mood can change over time, so it’s worth keeping an eye on how you’re feeling. You can ‘Check your mood’ with a free self-assessment tool provided by the NHS. Learn more
If you feel you’re become stressed, anxious or depressed the NHS has developed some simple ways that you can help yourself to feel happier, developing skills and strategies to cope with your emotions. Learn more
If your stress, anxiety or depression is seriously affecting your daily life then it’s important that you speak to you GP. They can help you to identify the best ways to get help with your condition.
You can also self-refer to TALKWORKS.
We also have a number of Link Centres in North Devon that provide support for people experiencing a wide range of mental health difficulties.