How to Help Someone with Depression (32 Tips for when they don't want to talk) Depression Skills #2

Depression can be debilitating, and when your friend, spouse, child or someone else you care about has depression- you want to know how to help them. But what if they don’t want to talk about it? You want to know how to help them anyway!

In this video I teach 32 ways to help someone with depression that don’t require you to talk about depression! These skills are essential for friends and parents of someone who is depressed.

It’s common for people to not want to talk about their Depression or not know what to say…but Fear Not! In Chapter 47 from my course “How to Help” I share 32 ways to help someone with Depression or Anxiety when they don’t want to talk about it.

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