An element of self-help is vital in the recovery process. Have a look at our self-help tips below and watch the video at the bottom of the page which explains what you can do to help yourself. Don't forget to have a read over the Take 5 leaflet for more ways on how you can help yourself.
Again this can give you something to focus on and exercise your brain without being under any pressure.
Try to achieve a good balance between your work, school or college, your time for activities and your personal time for relaxation and rest.
Recent research has indicated the huge benefits of exercise for those people with mild to moderate depression.