Going to the GP for depressionWatch
Does anybody have an advice at all?
Please also talk to your friends. They will be there for you.
I am so sorry to hear you've been feeling like this, definitely worth going and having a chat with your GP and seeing what they can do to help you. Also could be worth looking into some mental health counselling which is most often free for young people - I went to counselling after I lost my grandfather to an aggressive form of cancer and it really helped me to grieve.
Hope this helps, even just a little,
University of Huddersfield rep
I think it's really good you're looking to get help! It's often the first step on the road to recovery. My advice would be make a list of the symptoms you're having (e.g. appetite issues, tearfulness, insomnia/hypersomnia, weightloss/gain, etc.). Then ring up your GP and ask for a double appointment. If you have a preferred doctor you like to see/trust, see them, if not your GP surgery might have a GP who has a specialist interest in MH. Take a friend/family member with you for support and also for input (if you can/want to). It's also important to have an idea of what you want to come out of the appointment, do you want medication? Therapy? Both? Something else? When the appointment is finished, do something nice for yourself. Watch your favourite film, have a bit of a self-care night, whatever you can manage. It's bound to take it out of you.
Just note, if the first person you see doesn't help you, it doesn't mean you can't get help, don't deserve help or that you're not suffering. It's just that not all GPs are good with MH. If you keep going back though, they'll soon twig that it's a serious issue that's massively impacting you and will (hopefully) be more inclined to help.
Take care OP. I hope you're able to get help soon!