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Article from mindbodygreen

As a friend or family member of someone with depression, it is natural that you will want to help them. However, it can be difficult at times to know what are the right things to say and do.

You might be thinking:

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It’s natural to be unsure about what you should say or do to help.

This article from mindbodygreen gives some useful Dos and Don’ts when helping someone who is living with depression.

Read the full article here

Remember, the most important thing is not what you say, but that you are there for the person with depression.

For more advice on how to care for your loved one, as well as yourself, the European Federation of Associations of Families of People with Mental Illness (EUFAMI) have created a “Caring for two” brochure. Click below to download it and learn more

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