Is this me?
At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with some level of depression. Many individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help. There is however hope, treatments and suitable coping strategies for everyone. Recognising the symptoms and seeking help is the first step in recovery.
Patient Health Questionnaire
Useful baseline indicator to be used alongside professional support. ContactPHQ-9-Instrument
Additional info from MIND charity
What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.