My Condition

Low mood

A general low mood can include feelings of:

While these can be intense, a low mood will tend to lift after a few days or weeks.

Making some small changes in your life, such as resolving a difficult situation, talking about your problems or getting more sleep, can usually improve your mood.


When to seek help immediately

If you start to feel like your life isn't worth living or you want to harm yourself, get help straight away.

Either see your GP or call NHS 111. You can also call Samaritans on 116 123 for 24-hour confidential, non-judgemental emotional support.


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Managing my low mood

Making some small changes in your life, such as resolving a difficult situation, talking about your problems or getting more sleep, can usually improve your mood.

For more support managing anxiety, depression and low mood, follow the links below for services near you   


Videos about low mood

Moodzone: Low mood and depression (AUDIO PODCAST)


Moodzone: Low mood and depression (AUDIO PODCAST) 
NHS | Published 15 March 2013

Support for managing my low mood