Educating yourself about depression, including its symptoms, available treatments, and support resources,
Actively listen without judgment and provide a safe space for them to express their feelings and concerns.
Offer empathy, understanding, and unwavering support, avoiding dismissiveness and providing reassurance, kindness,
Encourage professional help and offer assistance in finding a mental health professional, researching options.
Provide practical help with daily tasks to ease the burden of depression and offer a sense of care and relief.
Offer empathy, support, and validation while acknowledging the importance of professional help.