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How do i improve my depression without hurting myself? Im alone and im scared to tell anyone because they freak out. I dint know what to do and its becoming overwhelming

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Last Updated: 12/01/2020 at 6:43pm
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Caroline Middelsdorf, MSc.

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TheHelpfulNinja
January 27th, 2020 3:49am
I'm sorry to hear that, sounds like you're in a difficult place at the moment. I'd like to tell you that you're not alone, there are thousands of people who suffer with depression or depressive states and it is gradually becoming a much needed area to openly discuss. Here at 7cups we take pride in offering free confidential chats with trained volunteer listeners such as myself, who know from first hand experience what depression feels like. We're here to help and support you in the best way possible. Feel free to search through our available listeners or check out our self-help guides that include helpful tips on coping methods, these can be found in the 'My paths' drop menu. Make progress at your own pace.
CaseyOra
December 1st, 2020 6:43pm
I relate to this so much. It’s not easy telling close friends or family about our deep emotional state. Sometimes they don’t know exactly what to do or say and it can scare them. If you’re overwhelmed and scared of hurting yourself, seeking a professional therapist seems to be the best choice for you. If that isn’t an option for you, then sometimes making myself do the things that I don’t want to do anymore forces me out of the rut. Getting outside helps a lot too. Or it could just be a simple vitamin that you’re missing too, check with your primary care provider to see if you can get some blood work done.