Depression is a common mental health problem that causes people to experience low mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration.


Depression symptoms may vary among people but generally encompass a feeling of sadness or hopelessness. These can include:

Useful guidance:

MIND – information and advice about mental health issues –

Young Minds – charity committed to improving mental health of children and young people –