Everyone will experience sadness from time to time in the ups and downs of everyday life. However, a persisting period of sadness could point to a mental illness, including (but not limited to) depression and anxiety.
If you have any concerns, please make an appointment to see your GP.
For practical information you can also contact our Advice & Information Service.
Need more advice?
If you need more advice or information you can contact our Advice and Information Service.