Every day one of your neighbors waves goodbye as yet another deployment develops..Maybe you are wondering what are some of the things you can do to help a fellow neighbor that you suspect may be becoming depressed.
If there is someone you suspect is suffering from depression, there are some vital things that you can do to help them.
First of all, spend as much time as possible listening, helping out and just providing support. The most important thing now is for your friend to know you care.
HELP IS AHEAD FUN TIMES ARE AHEAD
Being a supportive friend is the most important thing that you can do. However, you must also know your limitations.
After offering your assistance find ways to suggest a professional intervention.
DON'T LET THE SADNESS CONTROL YOU
If possible,find a doctor that specializes in depression..
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Go to the nearest hospital or emergency room
Call your physician, health provider or clergy
National Alliance on Mental Illness
LASHON CAMPBELL RESIDES IN OCEANWAY, FLORIDA WITH HER HUSBAND A NAVY MASTER CHIEF AND 2 OF THEIR 3 CHILDREN.
MOTHER OF 3