It's Mental Health Awareness Week, all week we will be focusing on different mental health conditions and updating this page with resources to help!

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Monday - Depression

It's Mental Health Awareness Week - every day this week we will be highlighting a common mental health problem and today we will be looking at depression. To find out more about depression, its symptoms and potential treatments, click here.

For an information leaflet from MIND called Understanding Depression, click here.

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As well as highlighting mental health conditions, we will be sharing real life stories of people living with the conditions.

Supermodel Cara Delevingne has been open about suffering with depression and anxiety, here she talks about her experiences.

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What is it like to live with Depression? This video explores further:

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In 2014, 19.7% of people in the UK aged 16 and over showed symptoms of anxiety or depression - a 1.5% increase from 2013. This percentage was higher among females (22.5%) than males (16.8%). #MHAW19 #MHAW

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Read Antalia's letter to her depression here

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"I'm fine" - Learning to live with depression! Jake's story.
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There are many different treatment options available to those suffering from depression, more information is available here.
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CBT and Mindfulness are common ways people living with depression use to manage their condition. Find out more about them using the links below:

CBT information sheet

Mindfulness information sheet

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If you're struggling with depression or any other mental health condition, book an appointment with a GP or you can self-refer to Talk Liverpool.
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Tuesday - Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Today we're focusing on Body Dysmorphic Disorder, find out more about it here.
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The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation website has lots of information for those suffering with BDD and those who wish to know more about it.