What do you say to someone who’s depressed? All too often, it’s the wrong thing. Here is a list of helpful things to tell someone battling depression, and even more importantly, what not to say.
Some amazing books have been written about depressionfrom how-to-help advice books to autobiographies written by people battling the “black dog” (Winston Churchill’s name for his depression). If you’re interested in the topic, these books are worth checking out. View slideshow
When someone is clinically depressed, you want to be there for that person. But keep in mind that this is a medical condition, so support may mean more than just offering a shoulder to cry on. Here are nine things you can do for someone with depression. View slideshow
Clinical depressionin women or mencan cause sadness and a loss of interest in once pleasurable activities. But depression can sometimes manifest in different ways in different people. Here are 12 signs of depression in men. View slideshow