HTH C47 Here’s Help: Surviving Someone Else’s Depression

Stress, frustration, and disappointment are common when you are living with a depressed spouse, parent, or child. They need love and sympathy, but those are not enough. You need medical information about depressive illnesses and concrete strategies to cope with the depression fallout your relative’s illness generates. Learn the official and unofficial symptoms of depression; how and how not to help your relative; and techniques to manage the effects of their depression on you and your family