Article from Time to Change
Just like with physical illnesses, sharing a mental health diagnosis with other people is not easy. Often, for various reasons, people with depression feel that keeping it to themselves is the best option. However, those who do decide to discuss their mental illness with selected family and friends can find it very helpful, even liberating.
If you would like to open up to somebody like a friend or colleague about how you are feeling, there are a number of ways that you could start the conversation: