How to Help a Loved One When They’re Depressed by Alek S.


Practical Ways to help a friend or family member dealing with depression.

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Many of my regular friends here know I am living with mental health challenges along with maintaining my recovery from addiction. Many suffer in a variety of ways and depression seems to be a popular disorder affecting more than 15 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year.

Persistent depressive disorder, as I have, or PDD, (formerly called dysthymia) is a form of depression that usually continues for at least two years or longer according to “The Anxiety and Depression Association of America” Alek has written a great article for us to help those we know who suffer from depression. I hope it helps friends…
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“How to Help a Loved One When They’re Depressed”

It is incredibly difficult to watch someone you love go through depression. Depression is a disease that doesn’t…

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4 thoughts on “How to Help a Loved One When They’re Depressed by Alek S.

  1. So serious but very helpful information. I address many serious subjects about two years ago on my blog. My tags ony blog include many emotional subjects and health issues. ~Robin

      1. Same here. Work takes up most of my time. Yesterday I finally got to meet up with a girlfriend I had not seen in weeks. I’m looking forward to retiring in about 2 years so I could have extended Me-Time. My Plan is to become a Lady of Leisure.

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