Depression - What to Do
Let us get rid of some myths about depression right away. Depression is not a sign of weakness. It is not a lack of character or courage. Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill are two of the many historic figures known to have suffered from serious depression. Well-known and highly respected figures from all walks of life are among the millions of people who experience depression.
Being depressed is not uncommon. The most common complaint of people who seek counseling is that of feeling depressed. In fact, it is estimated that over six million people in the United States need professional help for depression.
If you think you are depressed, or someone you love is depressed, here are some steps to take that may help.
Taking Care of Depression
Face Up to Depression
Recognize the Problem
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