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Who can I talk to about depression?

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Last Updated: 02/20/2018 at 2:29am
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Top Rated Answers
February 18th, 2016 5:13pm
You could talk to a councellor or your doctor to help you. Also don't be afraid to talk with your close friends or family members. Don't be scared of judgement! They will understand.
February 19th, 2016 9:04pm
The one who can provide the best help are family and friends. Of course coworkers and commanders can
February 20th, 2016 4:24am
A school teacher, Hotlines, Text crisis, Parents, Family, Basically any adult that you feel safe with!
February 20th, 2016 10:13am
you could approach any psychologist/counsellor to seek the right kind of direction to take towards healing. if you know close friends who suffer from it and got over it, you could talk to them as well.
February 20th, 2016 3:49pm
It really depends on how close you are to your family and friends. Parents, school counselors, trusted adults, older siblings, or a therapist are good options!
February 20th, 2016 11:13pm
I honestly think that you can only talk to someone who understands what you're going through. But as well your parents or friends to get advice on how to deal with this.
February 20th, 2016 11:43pm
anybody on 7 cups! a therapist, your parents, psychological workers, and many more. you just need to be open
February 21st, 2016 5:02am
You could always talk to your parents, teachers, people you trust, or a therapist. As long as they are a trusted adult.
February 21st, 2016 5:45pm
You can always talk to a trustworthy and close friend, to a family menber, to a professional or you can always seek help here at 7 cups!
February 24th, 2016 1:08am
There are many listeners right here on 7cups. Just search for the topic you want to talk about with a listener and people comfortable talking about that subject will appear.
February 24th, 2016 7:30am
Family, friends, school councilors, anyone who you can trust and feel safe around.
February 25th, 2016 10:21am
you can talk to a close friend or a listener, to your mentor or to your loved ones. even u can talk to your parents who will be in position to help you out.
February 25th, 2016 12:08pm
You can talk to anyone here on 7 cups or you could try talking to a friend or a school counselor. There are also other options.
February 25th, 2016 1:11pm
If you want to know more about depression, you can talk to a school psychologist or counselor, your doctor, your parents, or research online.
February 25th, 2016 2:17pm
You can talk to someone you trust, your school counselor, a therapist, or even someone on 7 Cups. There are many people out there who will help you.
February 25th, 2016 6:14pm
There is a lot of people that you can talk to about you depression the listners on here will be willing to hear you out, but seeking medical advice is another good option and you can be put i in to a healthy mind course run by psychotherapists
February 25th, 2016 6:22pm
You can talk to us listeners here at 7 cups, you can talk to your parent(s) or you can get professional help (:
February 26th, 2016 2:52am
Us, of course :) but if it's really bad, a loved or trusted one can do wonders. If it's REALLY serious 1-800-SUICIDE
February 26th, 2016 6:36am
Talk to the closest person you know. If you don't have anyone, you can always come here and talk to us listeners.
February 28th, 2016 5:13pm
You can talk to the members of 7 cups of tea or you can also talk to anyone that you feel safe and comfortable with.
March 2nd, 2016 10:47am
someone who is close to you who understands you better might be your friend or your teacher may be your siblings
March 3rd, 2016 4:23am
You could try to talk to a good friend that you trust or a teacher. I always talk to my cousin when I feel down or anger so don't think that you cant talk to your family they will always look out for you. Also counselors and the members of 7 cups are great people to talk to.
March 3rd, 2016 1:30pm
.......someone who's experienced depression personally, coped with it successfully can listen and reflect your feelings.
March 4th, 2016 4:51pm
You can talk to listeners here on 7cup, or join the Depression group chat, we will try out best to help! Also you can speak with people you trust in real life, like your parents, teachers, or your friends, there is always someone who is willing to listen.
March 5th, 2016 11:44am
Me A therapist A friend A parent A sibling Anyone in the Depression Community Room We understand you.
March 5th, 2016 5:57pm
You can talk to anyone you feel comfortable with about depression whether it be a friend family member counselor or a stranger on a site like this
March 6th, 2016 12:04am
there are a lot of resources online that can help you understand depression better, like its symptoms, treatments and how it affects the chemicals in the brain. you can also talk to the listeners on here to get a better grip on it. But if the symptoms affect your daily life i suggest meeting with a therapist. wish you all the best!
March 6th, 2016 9:39am
You can talk to so many people about depression. Think if you had a broken arm...who would you talk to about your broken arm? Who would you tell what happened to your arm? Depression is the same. Talk to friends, your teacher, your principal, your pastor, your brother, your dog, your parents, your sports coach, your sister. Anyone! You can even reach out to 7Cups and we can talk about what is going on. If you feel in immediate crisis you can also call the suicide hotline 1-800-273-8255
March 6th, 2016 2:11pm
Of course, some listener on 7 Cups. It's also good to say it some professional or a good friend. Talk about it with someone you trust in and be honest and not ashamed.
March 9th, 2016 4:27am
You can talk to one of us Listeners, or you can talk to a trusted friend or adult! You should bring it up with an adult if you feel you can trust them so you can get help you need in case it gets bad, but it's always good to also have a friend to talk to.