When I read some of the posts and articles about how to deal
with depression, I often encounter content that states that "if
only you would change your thinking."
Or the reader is being told to employ positive thinking
Or is being given the f*ck up bunkie, nobody cares but you pep
I think the most important thing to understand is that there
are multiple forms and levels of depression and there is treatment
available. Your task might be to find the right treatment for
If you can't read or think your way out of your depression
there might be a reason for that; like an internal body problem.
You won't know that unless you get evaluated and remove the
possibility that there could be an organic problem inside of
In this episode, I want to look at the definition of
depression and some of the resources to learn about the
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or
text “START” to 741-741.
The Mood Mission
app helps users
deal with anxiety, stress and depression. You can find a review of
the app on PsyberGuide, with links to the apps stores.
Harvard Health updated post about the Six Common Depression
Anxiety and Depression Association of America page about
provides information for moms, dads
and families that are experiencing this situation.
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