Depression is not an easy thing to deal with. Those who battle with depression can have a really hard time and during those rough days they need family and friends to help support them in any way that they can. Mary Backstrom, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has a friend who suffers from depression and has learned a few thing to do to help her friend.
- Ask and Accomplish
- Understand that Depression is a chemical, physical illness
- Offer your presence with no expectations
- Notice, and celebrate, little efforts
- Know your limits
To learn more about helping a friend with depression, click here.