Has anybody said to you or have you heard …You do not look depressed? But you are always happy She always busy They always hold it together
Depression doesn’t have a look. It is always not the person crying and under the covers. It is also the person who has their stuff together and fully functioning.
Before you tell someone what depression looks like, why don’t you tell them, “Your feeling are valid” “How can I support you?” “It is okay to cry”
Listen to this week’s episode to see how you can help a love one going through depression.
If you are struggling with depression, please contact SAMHSA National Hotline at 1-800-662-4357. It is a free, confidential, 24 hours, 365 day a year hotline that helps individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorder.
Their website is www.samhsa.gov
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