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Don't have the motivation or the mood

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Hi Alex. I don’t know what to do. I am 15 and I have the majority of the depression symptoms. I don’t have neither the motivation nor the mood to do anything anymore. I am scared. I don’t know whats going to happen.


Hey there, thanks for getting in touch!
Firstly, we want to say that it takes courage to reach out, so well done for taking this step. Feeling overwhelmed and scared is tough, especially at your age. It’s important to know that you’re not alone in this. Many young people go through similar experiences, and there are people who genuinely want to help.
We hear you when you say you’re lacking motivation and feeling down. It’s essential to recognise these feelings and take them seriously. While we’re not medically trained here, we encourage you to seek support from a trusted adult, like a parent, teacher, or counsellor. They can help you access professional help, like a therapist or doctor, who can provide the right guidance and support tailored to your needs.
Remember, seeking help doesn’t mean you’re weak; it means you’re brave enough to prioritise your well-being. Organisations like, offer excellent resources and support for mental health. Also, this article may provide some guidance too
Additionally, Childline is here for you 24/7, offering confidential support and guidance whenever you need it. You can reach out to us via phone or messenger, whichever feels most comfortable for you.
You are never alone in this journey, and there are people who genuinely care about your well-being and want to help you through these challenging times.
Take one step at a time, and remember, there is hope for brighter days ahead,

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