Depression, Mental Illness

5 Ways to Support Someone During a Depressive Crisis

If you need support right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text “START” to 741-741. Or, Crisis Services Canada at 1-833-456-4566 Watching a loved one go through a depressive episode is so scary. Not knowing what to do or how to help can make you feel helpless and guilty. It can be really difficult to know what to do, especially …

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Anxiety, Depression, Mental Illness

9 Things People With Anxiety and Depression Wish Others Understood

Living with anxiety, depression, or both can be really difficult. Everyday life is negatively affected, especially relationships with those that don’t fully understand the illness. Here are 9 things that people living with anxiety and depression want others to know. 1. I Can’t Control It It’s not something that I can just snap out of. It is a legitimate disorder …

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