In the wake of the news of Robin Williams taking his life and the wave of attention that depression and suicide have in turn received (both good and bad), I thought it would be helpful to address depression in a more helpful manner.
We can discuss and debate the cause and nature of depression, but I think what would be more beneficial is for us to stop and really consider how we can help those who are struggling with depression, regardless of how we think depression works or if it is a disease or not.
So, without further adieu – I present my Top Ten ways to support someone with depression.
2. Be kind. Just treat someone who struggles with depression like a human being.
3. Don’t assume…
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