• Treat the person with respect and dignity.
  • Do not blame the person for their illness.
  • Have realistic expectations for the person.
  • Offer consistent emotional support and understanding.
  • Encourage the person to talk to you & listen carefully.
  • Encourage & give the person hope for recovery.

One thought on “First Aid in Depression

  1. I have been battling severe depression for years. I have suicidal thoughts more than once in my life. Then my mother took me to a rehab center shanti home. After meeting doctors i am having positive thoughts for my recovery.


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