Are There Any Online Support Groups of People Who Have Loved Ones With Depression?

online depression support
by gnuckx

Question by Jewelry Queen: Are there any online support groups of people who have loved ones with depression?
I only seem to be able to find ones if you’re depressed yourself and I’m looking for one more specifically about people with depressed loved ones.

Thank you very much for any help.

Best answer:

Answer by Just a person of nothing
I don’t know much online support groups, but I can give you a link to what you can do to help someone who does have depression. Oh I noticed your American so I apologise as it an Australian organisation. – Youth Depression Website – Main Website

Answer by WhiteRuffedLemur
Try going to your local GP or pharmacy and ask them. They could point you in the right direction.

I’ve found a few. I’m not sure how relavent they are to what you’re looking for, (they seem to be more how you can help them than how you can cope with it) The first one I think would be the most useful for you:

FACINGUS.ORG ‘The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)’ — DBSA is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses, depression and bipolar disorder. The organization…

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