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18 Do’s and Dont’s For Family And Friends Of A Depressed Person

 

18 Do's and Dont's For Family and Friends Of A Depressed Person.

 

A couple of weeks ago, I asked our congregation to raise their hands if they or someone close to them have been affected by cancer. Obviously, hands went up all over the church.  Then I said, “If I asked have you or someone close to you been affected by mental illness, you would be surprised how many hands would also go up.” Here in Canada we have Bell Let’s Talk Day which is a National Campaign on Mental Health Issues and has been very effective in bringing this challenge to the national consciousness. Stats say, 20% of Canadians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime. The personal cost can be devastating and the economic cost is in the billions. Continue reading…

 

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