In many cases, friends and family can be the best source of support for a depression patient. However, disclosing depression status is a delicate matter for patients.
When we suspect someone is feeling low it’s only natural to show concern and probe a little for more information. We’re sending out a signal that we are interested in their welfare and we want to help. Not surprisingly it can take a little encouragement to get someone to open up. After all from their perspective it places them in a…