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The signs of poor mental health vary – may be you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you’re not feeling okay. Someone might feel tired more often, be feeling emotional, and not want to do the things they usually enjoy. Struggling to cope with everyday life doesn’t look or feel the same to everyone.
Signs to look out for include:
It’s okay. It’s common to feel negative thoughts and feel there is no one to turn to. We’ve put together some wonderful contacts, apps and helplines that are there for anyone struggling to cope. See our sources of help and support or speak to a trusted friend or family member, a GP or a counsellor.
It may be difficult to see beyond the current situation, so talking about feelings can help put things into perspective and help people feel more positive about the future. See our information on 24 hour help lines.
Perhaps someone is going through:
If someone has stopped doing things they usually love, is tearful, not eating or sleeping properly, drifting from people close to them, taking alcohol or drugs to cope or self-harming, then it is essential that they get help and support.
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