In general, about 1 out of every 6 adults will have depression at some point in their life. It can happen at any age and in any type of person.
People experiencing traumatic or stressful events, such as financial issues or the death of a loved one are often its victim.
Intake of certain drugs and medicines also lead to it. Genetics have known to play a great role in its occurrence.
TIPS TO DEAL WITH IT:
- Find ways to handle stress in odd times and improve self-esteem.
- Take good care of yourself.
- Eat healthily and exercise regularly.
- Reach out to family and friends in tough times.
- Indulge yourself in fun activities or pursue a hobby.
- Take out some time for Meditation daily.
- Avoid alcohol.
- Say no to smoking or any form of Tobacco.
- Always have an attitude of gratitude.
- Stay away from negative people.
- Most importantly, maintain your treatment plan.
If you are suffering from Depression, the following resource provides confidential help:
Call on 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center.
Lastly, Society plays an important role in such cases. Merely providing a listening ear and caring attitude can do wonders for them. Instead of judging them, making unnecessary comments, creating a gap, Help and Support them. Your presence in happy and sad times, empathy, support, and care, is all that they need.