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The 10 Best Ways to Support Someone With Depression

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Man and woman hugging.
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Approach Your Loved One’s Depression Like a Journalist


Mother and daughter talking.
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Ask the Right Questions, Including Depression Symptoms and Triggers


Two women looking at old family photos.
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Share Family Histories and Important Information


Deep breathing exercises
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Help Minimize Stress


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Guide Your Loved One to Support


Friends laughing at photos together
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Build Confidence in Your Loved One


Mother and daughter laughing over coffee
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Use Laughter, the Ultimate Healer


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Provide a Sense of Hope


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Most Importantly, Just Listen


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Fasten Your Own Oxygen Mask


Therese Borchard

Therese Borchard

@thereseborchard

Therese Borchard has written for a variety of websites, including CNN, The Huffington Post, Everyday Health, and Psych Central, and is the author of Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes and The Pocket Therapist. Founder of the online depression communities Project Hope & Beyond and Group Beyond Blue on Facebook. Therese advocates on behalf of those who live with depression and other mood disorders. You can find her at thereseborchard.com.