Tips for Dealing with Depression

For those survivors, family members and others who wrestle with symptoms of depression or other chronic mental illnesses, some common-sense tips from others who manage chronic mental illness can be very helpful.

For those providing pastoral care, these tips are especially helpful because they support good mental health care approaches but also offer an overview of life practices worth developing – because chronic mental illness is a lifetime challenge that can successful!

These tips do not intend to be used in lieu of good guidance from medical and mental health care professionals, but they do offer a first-person impression of ways to beat the sometimes stifling drag of the illness from someone who not only does so but also is an advocate for others with the same challenge.

From the blog Al Levin’s Mental Health Website, here are nine “Tips for Dealing with Depression.

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