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Prof. Paul Gilbert OBE

Depression.

Questions to ask Paul.

How do I know if I have depression?

Can I lead a normal life with Depression?

What are your top tips if I am dealing with depression?

How does depression affect our behaviours?

How common is depression?

What is Depression?

What are the symptoms of Depression?

What causes Depression?

What are the early signs of Depression?

What is the therapy for Depression?

Who should I tell about my depression?

How might depression affect my appetite?

How does depression affect the way we think about things?

How do I stop self-criticising?

Can depression relate to my background?

How should I support someone with depression?

How do I learn more about depression?

How would I recognise that someone has Depression?

What shouldn't I say to someone with Depression?

What should I do If I think someone, I care about has depression?

You don't have to suffer in silence.

Paul is a clinical psychologist.

He’s the founder of compassion focused therapy (CFT), compassionate mind training (CMT) and author of books such as The Compassionate Mind: A New Approach to Life’s Challenges and Overcoming Depression.

Depression.

We all have low moods at times, but depression is more than feeling unhappy sometimes. It’s a low mood disorder that lasts for a long period of time and affects your everyday life, including how you think, feel, and act.

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Helpful charities.

Mental Health UK

Need support?

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Dial 999 for life threatening emergencies.

NHS

https://www.nhs.uk/

Urgent medical help 24/7 call 111

Urgent mental health support – Find your local helpline here.

Samaritans

When life is difficult, Samaritans are here – day or night, 365 days a year. You can call them for free on 116 123, email them at jo@samaritans.org, or visit www.samaritans.org to find your nearest branch.

Shout

https://giveusashout.org/

For a 24/7 free confidential text service for anyone in crisis text SHOUT to 85258.

Childline (Under 19’s)

This is a free, confidential service for anyone up to the age of 19.

You can call them on 0800 1111 or chat to a counsellor via their website.

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