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Has sons gf got depression


hazel3603 -

United Kingdom - Mon, 28 Dec 2015

Wledhere to start. Let son's gf move in 3 weeks ago. She moved up from Bristol to us in Hampshire. Her family are hard work and she feels she is only needed when she gets paid. We let her move in earlier than scheduled because of difficulties at home. My son has had a massive knee op so can't work just yet. She is trying to have her job as a cleaner transferred and her mum has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Gf is clearly not in a good place right now and I understand as my dad has just died and hubbys dad has just been diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer. I have clinical depression also and struggling because son needs to work to support the pair of them in order to save and find a home of their own. GF is awake all night and sleeping all day as is my son. His knee is reasonably ok now so he ought to be working. She has my old job to walk into but is very low and tearful. Some advice would be wonderful as I am at a loss as how to support but encourage to get out and about to earn some pennies for their future. Don't know what to do to be honest so thank you in advance for any thoughts.xx

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PritiS -

Fri, 1 Apr 2016

You may want to ask her GP to refer to this service:

Barnet Assessment Service (formerly Triage)
Second Floor, Dennis Scott Unit,
Edgware Community Hospital,
Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware, HA8 0AD

Tel No: 020 8702 5000 option 1

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