Social isolation and loneliness

Social isolation is when you feel alone (sometimes despite being surrounded by people) and not feeling a part of the wider society. We are social creatures by nature and feeling isolated can often be detrimental to a person’s well-being. There are many things that can increase feelings of social isolation including bereavement, relationship breakdown, redundancy, […]

Depression

Everyone can feel down, but if these feelings last more than a few days, keep coming back frequently or start to affect your work, interests or feelings towards your family/friends, then it could be a sign of depression. Some of the symptoms of depression are low mood or sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, sleep […]