Hi i feel very depressed and i panik alot lately, because ive had no job for 6 months, i have 2 children and 1 on the way, all under 3 the job centre have stopped my money for failing to attend an interview with them, which i completely forgot about as ive had trouble with housing, bills and trying to provide my family with a secure home and lifestyle, it makes me feel like im spinning and going to fall down, i keep forgetting things, such as appointments and what day of the week it is sometimes. I could really do with getting some help but dont know how to approach my doctor with this, please help.
I understand that you are feeling depressed, anxious, and overwhelmed with the responsibilities you have. There are a number of options you may want to consider. Usually there are low or no-cost resources in communities to help people struggling to pay bills, navigate the social service system, and receive social support or professional counseling. There are even agencies focused on helping people get jobs. You may want to make an appointment with a social worker in a public social service agency who can help you connect with services you need. You can probably find a social service agency in your area by looking online or in your phone book. Your primary care doctor will probably also be able to refer you to both a counselor and social service agency.
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