Overwhelmed by Depression

Overwhelmed by Depression


Consider this:

  • You have incredible willpower for seeking help because depression can be a very painful process to overcome.
  • Try to make yourself a priority by focusing on mental healing and recovery.
  • It is important to reach out to out to a counselor or close friend to create a positive support system. Having someone to listen or bounce thoughts off may be therapeutic.
  • You might also want to try centering your attention on something you enjoy doing, such as a hobby or interest.
  • If the feeling of depression becomes unbearable and you need someone to talk to, you can find supportive hotlines under the Help tab on the website.

Help yourself:

  • When you did start feeling depressed?
  • Did something happen to make you start feeling this way?
  • Have you thought about reaching out to a counselor?
  • Do you remember an activity or event where you felt happy and positive?