Know the warning signs of Depression. If you or someone you know experience these symptoms, get help immediately. Depression tends to only get worse the longer you wait.
If you or anyone you know is considering suicide; please call or text the suicide hotline. It really could save a life! US: 1-800-273-8255
Get help. If you are over 18 you can see your doctor. They will ask some questions and diagnose what you have and how serious it is and then prescribe a treatment plan specific to you.
If you are under 18 however there are two ways to go about it; you can either go straight to your parents and explain what you've been feeling and that you think you should go see a doctor or...
You can talk to a trusted counselor, teacher, or adult in your life. By law however they are required to tell your parents or guardian about your situation if you have considered self harm or suicide
The same process will follow and you will see a doctor who will diagnose and prescribe a treatment plan for you
This treatment plan may include Medication, therapy or possibly hospitalization in sever cases. However there is nothing to fear. It's important to understand this is the road to recovery!
Stay positive! In order to be happy with life you have to be comfortable with yourself! Understand that you are special and have one of a kind qualities that are worth living for!
It may be scary yes but it will be the best decision of your life.. Trust me! This is coming from Someone with major depressive disorder. The day I chose to to get help was the day I saved myself!
Find things you love to do. This is ultimately the best way to get through any situation, even depression.
Remember that you deserve a life full of happiness, and there's no better time to start then today! If anyone needs help or wants to know more about me please message me(: ill try and respond ASAP.