When summer arrives, it feels like everyone around us is popping on shorts, lighting up the BBQ, and inviting the neighbours round for Pimm’s. People seem lighter and brighter when the sun comes out.
But for many of us that’s not the case. The sun doesn’t send our mental illness a memo asking it to kindly leave us alone. Depression has a nasty habit of lingering around whatever the weather.
In this post, we outline some problems that can arise at this time of year – and suggest some ways we can manage them.