Telling an adult that a friend might be depressed is betraying a trust. If someone wants help, he or she will get it.
Depression, which saps energy and self-esteem, interferes with a person's ability or wish to get help. And many parents may not understand the seriousness of depression or of thoughts of death or suicide. It is an act of true friendship to share your concerns with a school guidance counsellor, a favourite teacher, your own parents, or another trusted adult.
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.
Depression only happens when something bad goes on in your life, such as a divor...
If you have everything in life, all material comforts, you cannot suffer from de...