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Alastair Campbell


Questions to ask Alastair.

Are you better now?

What is Depression?

What is your worst experience with Depression?

Do you take any medication to help with your Depression?

What behaviours are linked with your Depression?

What does it feel like to have Depression?

What is Depression?

How long have you suffered with Depression?

What caused your depression?

What triggers your depression?

Can I recover on my own without help?

Tell me about how you are now and if there's hope for me?

Do you have any advice for someone with depression?

How do you deal with Depression in the workplace?

Can I get some expert advice?

What is the one thing you should never say to someone with Depression?

As a parent, how can I spot the signs and help if my child is going through Depression?

How does your Depression affect you being a parent?

When you have a bad day, what does it feel like?

How long does it take you to get over an episode?

There is always hope of feeling better.

Alastair Campbell is a writer, communicator and strategist.

A former ‘Mind Champion of the Year’, he is an ambassador for several mental health charities. In November 2017 he was awarded an honorary fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.


We all have low moods at times, but depression is more than feeling unhappy sometimes. It’s a low mood disorder that lasts for a long period of time and affects your everyday life, including how you think, feel, and act.

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Prof. Paul Gilbert OBE


Alastair Campbell


Helpful charities.

Mental Health UK

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