How to help someone with depression

* Remember they can not help how they feel. * Encourage them to talk, and listen to what they are saying. * Let them know you care about them. * Stay in contact with them. Send a card, ring them, visit them. Depression can be an isolating experience. * He

* Remember they can not help how they feel.

* Encourage them to talk, and listen to what they are saying.

* Let them know you care about them.

* Stay in contact with them. Send a card, ring them, visit them. Depression can be an isolating experience.

* Help them to feel good about themselves by praising their daily achievements.

* Encourage them to use self-help techniques.

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* Find out about self-help and support groups.

* Encourage them to visit their doctor.