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Category: Depression and Anxiety
Introduction to Depression and Anxiety
Sometimes, we may go through periods where we are feeling sad and lonely or having feelings of unease, worry or fear about situations in our lives. Sometimes these feelings can pass quickly however, if the feelings are interfering with your life it could be a sign that you may be suffering from a form of depression and/or anxiety.
Depression can mean just being in low spirits and although it may not stop you from your daily life, it can make everything feel harder to do and seem less worthwhile. Major depression can be life threatening, it can make a individual feel like they no longer want to live.
Anxiety is a disorder that can cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave and can have a serious impact on daily life. Anxiety is considered a problem when it interferes with an individual?s ability to sleep or otherwise function.
If you are worried that you or a friend or family member is suffering from depression and/or anxiety, it is important to get help. Talking to the Sikh Helpline can help to give you a better understanding of the problem and how to best deal with it. We can help you to by supporting you and you getting you in touch with the right agencies.
Talking to the Sikh Helpline can help to give you a better understanding of the problem and how to best deal with it. We can help by supporting you and getting you in touch with the right agencies. The Sikh Helpline is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help and you can contact us anytime.
Read articles, case studies and other information related to this topic below.
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