Depression is a common mental health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. While it can be a persistent and challenging condition, there are ways to manage it and start feeling better.

You might have depression if you have:

Persistent feelings of sadness or emptiness
Trouble sleeping or sleeping too much
Difficulty concentrating or making decisions
  • Chemical imbalances in the brain
  • Traumatic life events
  • Chronic stress or health issues
  • Family history of depression
  • Feeling hopeless or worthless
  • Losing interest in activities you once enjoyed
  • Changes in appetite or weight
  • Feeling tired or having no energy
  • Thoughts of death or suicid
  • Take a prescribed antidepressant
  • Get regular exercise
  • Use relaxation techniques like deep breathing
  • Eat a healthy, balanced diet
  • Seek support from friends, family, or a therapist

Do you have depression?

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What is Pharmacy First?

Pharmacy First is a new NHS-funded scheme that helps you quickly get the advice & treatment you need from a pharmacy, without needing to see a GP.

The conditions covered by Pharmacy First are:

Video consultations & advice are free of charge. If you pay for prescriptions you will be charged the prescription rate of £9.65 per prescription item.