Modern life is stressful and challenging and we often lack the tools to bounce back from setbacks. If we lack support and suffer too any knocks it can lead to anxiety and depression, relationship or employment problems and some people, if they become desperate, may turn to drink or drugs. How do you avoid this downward spiral?
The first step is recognising the problem. Sometimes someone may post out to you that you have a problem or you are able to see and admit to yourself that things are going wrong and that changes are needed. Try this self-assessment questionnaire.
The NHS 5 steps to mental wellbeing are a great starting point :