Your answers will also give this counselor a good starting point in getting to know you.
DEPRESSION SUPPORT: LIVE DEPRESSION CHAT ROOMS, FORUMS, BLOGS AND COMMUNITYThis website is dedicated to depression and anxiety peer support.
You may find the design and usability for some of the chat rooms to be better than others.You may wish to explore whether there are health organizations in your area that offer a form of online intervention or treatment for depression.If you have a doctor or therapist who is treating you for depression, ask about options you have for online interaction.Connecting with others who are going through what you are experiencing can be a positive step.Sometimes we just need to communicate with others to get enough space or perspective to better understand our struggles or bad feelings.
Getting help with depression can sometimes feel challenging. Other times we might be concerned about burdening other people. If you'd like to try getting depression help, check out our guides and connect with an active listener. If you're not sure if you're depressed but think you're just bored or lonely, chat in our Bored & Lonely Chat Room. Another thread worth checking out is: How do I know if I'm depressed or if I'm just sad?Once you have double clicked on the recipient's nickname a new tab will appear at the bottom of the screen.• To change your nickname please use the Change Nickname option available via the Menu, or, use the /nick command.One way to feel less alone is to engage with an active listener in a depression chat room or a chat with a listener to share your sadness.Sharing about loss, grief, and common struggles in a depression chat can help give you space to grieve.This website is independent, non profit making and is free for all to use.