According to Mental Health America, each year 19 million Americans experience a variety of depression, but only half will look to professional help. Living with depression is hard, whether its yourself or a loved one who is suffering from the disorder. So what can we do to help if a loved one is depressed? The more you learn about depression the more you will be able to understand what he or she is going through. You can encourage your loved one to seek professional care. Most importantly, you can demonstrate that you are ready to listen, judgement free.
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