Talking about depression only makes it worse.
By showing friendship and concern and giving uncritical support, you can encourage your friend to talk to his or her parents or another trusted adult, like a teacher or coach, about getting treatment. If your friend is reluctant to ask for help, you can talk to an adult - that's what a real friend will do.
Only suicidal people need antidepressants.
If you wait it out, your depression will always go away.
If you can't snap out of your depression, it means you're weak.
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