posted on Feb, 20 2010 @ 06:53 AM
Originally posted by leftystrat
Thanks for you reply.
I think the best thing to do is to not brush people off into therapy and not get rid of someone by the act to push them into another social group for
therapy. Such people, like me and others, that are depressed need friends. To constantly push them around means they never get any friends. It makes
the depressed person work even harder which leads to more depression just to find friends. If no friends are found, then the depressed person gives
Ask yourself, do you want us to give up?
The definition of therapy is not simply `thinking about it more'. It could help you with better coping skills.
People with clinical depression maybe only need "coping skills" becuase there are known reasons for their depression. Those with severe depression
get it because there is no known reason.
It is better to make sure that those with severe depression are stable rather than worry if they can copy with it. The answer is always
can't cope with it for someone with severe depression. It has gone from something purely mental to something physical.
If you haven't already, it may help to talk to others in the same situation. It sounds weird, but there's a Yahoogroup for almost everything
This is a thread here for it. If I were to just dump complete gibberish into this thread, then maybe it would be best to handle it differently. This
is on BTS where obviously "debunk/conspiracy" theme are not enforced so strictly.
And, I have been to several yahoogroups, googlegroups, and meant many people and tried to even go as far to create a ballot measure to change laws.
Drove across state to get signatures. Now, I've lost my car and more. There is only so much a depressed person can do.
I hope for the best for your family and you.
If attempts to gather signatures seems 'threating,' there is no hope. People with severe depression need hope. The critical problem, even those
without depression, is those who feel hopeless