We are often asked about helping loved ones struggling with depression. It can be difficult to know how to help, particularly if you haven’t experienced depression for yourself. Often, the things that people say and do to help you when you are in a bad mood or had a rough day seem like they will help your depressed loved one. But, those things often make it worse.
HealthyPlace.com offers some advice in an article titled Best Things to Say to Someone Who Is Depressed. If you have advice for loved ones, please feel free to comment on this post.