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Caring for a Depressed Person

Listen When They Say They Don't Want to Live

How to offer real help when someone you love is hitting bottom Read More
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10 Things to Say (and 10 Not to Say) to Someone With Depression

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.  View slideshow
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13 Helpful Books About Depression

Some amazing books have been written about depression—from 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
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How to Help Someone Who's Depressed

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
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8 Signs Someone Is at Risk of Suicide

It can be hard to identify suicidal thinking in a loved one; there is no foolproof checklist to follow. But here are some warnings signs that might mean he is at risk. View slideshow
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12 Signs of Depression in Men

Clinical depression—in women or men—can 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