Feeling isolated and lonely can lead to depression, so here are some tips on how to prevent depression during the COVID-19 lockdown

Loneliness and COVID-19 lockdown cabin fever is setting in for many people, but for people prone to depression the effects of social distancing can be devastating.

Mental health experts recommend staying in touch with family and friends over the phone or online technology and maintaining a healthy routine, including regular exercise.

For more tips on how to prevent depression during lockdown, watch the featured video.

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