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Encourage the person to seek medical treatment if they have not already done so. I called her doctor and gave her a rundown of the problem. Being in the presence of someone who is depressed can be frightening for the outsiders..when they hear "I'm ok" or "I don't need anything" they can sometimes "run" with clear conscience and feeling relieved.
She placed her on meds, and for the first time in her life she wasn't depressed. I was having suicidal thoughts and had come up with a couple of plans. But make no mistake that is the only language a depressed individual knows how to speak.
They don't know what to say or do, so they avoid that person.
Others become impatient and make statements like "snap out of it" or "It's time to pull up your big girl panties." People don't choose depression, and they can't snap out of it.
Laughter releases mood lifting chemicals in the brain and relieves stress.
Remember that the children of depressed parents need love and comfort also. My mother suffered with severe depression without treatment until she was 80 years old. But I've worked in the mental health field, too - and your article's focus on OUR role helping those depressed is so important.
Laughter is the best medicine may be cliche but it's true.
Rent a funny movie, pop some popcorn and spend some time having a laugh fest.
Then they sat on the ground with him for seven days and nights.
No one said a word to Job, for they saw that his suffering was too great for words.”Job , 13 NLTJob was undoubtedly going through the worst part of his life.