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how do yo help a friend that could be depressed?

But doesn't want to discuss it?


Asked by Lovelymee23 at 6:42 PM on Sep. 27, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (3)
  • Talk to her, listen, ask open ended questions, let her fill the silence, invite her to do things, go over and help her with things. Be honest but kind. A lot of times just knowing that someone loves you unconditionally will do wonders. If you are worried that she is going to harm herself or someone else, call the local mental health line, better to lose the friendship then the friend.

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 6:51 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Just tell your friend that it's cyclical and to hang in there or get help. Maybe he/she will take some Vitamin B complex. That will help

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:45 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I think you need to convince them that talking about what's bringing her down is a good way to resolve their inner conflict. It may take some time before they will be ready to open up to it all.

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 6:58 PM on Sep. 27, 2010