Useful Contacts.

Samaritans 116 123 this is a free confidential number.

Supplements Which Can Help Balance Mood.

Omega 3 containing oils such as cod liver oil can help ease mood swings.

Oats are a natural mild antidepressant.

Day to Day Lifestyle Tips.

Sunlight/ natural daylight is really important to our mood and well being. Daily time spent outside will help to prevent and lift depression.

Exercise is key for managing depression and alleviating stress and anxiety. A walk outside may do you more good in the long term than relying on medication. Do not reduce or stop medication without speaking with your GP first though.

Complementary Therapies Which Could Help.

Aromatherapy and essential oils can be a valuable addition to your mood management. Many oils have anti depressant, calming and balancing properties. Massage can be great for lifting mood, easing anxiety and stress, and also for helping treat body dysmorphia and eating disorders.

Being in Nature.

Numerous studies have shown the benefits of spending time in nature on both physical and emotional health.

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