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Caring for someone with depression: Caring for two?

If someone you know or a loved one is living with depression, it can be difficult to know what to do. In supporting a person with depression you may face some challenges that you have never tackled before, which may put a strain on both you and your loved one.

The European Federation of Associations of Families with Mental Illness (EUFAMI) ( have launched a booklet to help you take care of yourself while caring for a loved one with depression.

It is full of useful information and advice to support both you and the person you care for.

Remember, taking time for yourself isn’t selfish – by looking after yourself you can make sure you are better able to support and care for your loved ones struggling with depression.

To find out more, download the full booklet here

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