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  1. What Helps, What Hurts

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      Download PDF | More Info Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Do you know how to talk to a friend who is feeling down or depressed?   Many people want to support a friend who is feeling down or depressed but just don't know how. Even w ...

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  2. Someone I love has been diagnosed with depression. How can I help?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resourc ...

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  3. Seasonal Affective Disorder

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    Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a kind of depression that appears at certain times of the year. It usually begins in the fall when the days get shorter and lasts through the winter. SAD doesn’t only happen in the colder months though. ...

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  4. Dealing with a Depression Diagnosis

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    Being diagnosed with anything can be hard, but a mental health diagnosis can be particularly hard to deal with. You might wonder why this has happened to you and how a diagnosis will affect your life. But no matter what, it’s important to remember that yo ...

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  5. Postpartum Depression

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   You’ve just had a new baby and this is supposed to be the happiest time of your life. Everyone expects you to be the glowing new mother who experiences joy at each giggle o ...

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  6. Depression: A Guide for Aboriginal People

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Depression affects your mood—the way you feel. It’s normal to feel sad or upset from time to time. Depression is more than just a bad day. ...

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  7. Working with your Doctor for Depression

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    Talking to your health professional about depression is a very important first step. It’s the beginning of your journey to wellness. Once you’ve received a diagnosis, you and your health professional will need to build a treatment plan that works for you. ...

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  8. For Youth: Learn about Depression

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   How many times have you heard someone talk about how depressed they feel because they’re a little bit disappointed or upset? Some people use the word ‘depressio ...

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  9. For Youth: Dealing with Depression

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   ...

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  10. For Young Adults: Learn about Depression

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   You might be navigating a lot of big changes: graduating high school, pursuing post-secondary education, leaving home, starting a career, and more. Some of thes ...

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