Are You Suffering From Depression?

Depression

Is Depression getting you down? It is time to start to get back up! There is help for depression; it begins with prayer! I have been hit by depression two significant times in my life at age 16 and 45, both times were tough, but with God and help from my doctor, family, and friends, I made it through alright. There is hope for you too! Here are some encouraging scriptures about depression.

 


 

Overcome Depression With Help From God!

 


Depression Is To Be Respected But Not Feared!

Are You Suffering From Depression?

Holding on to hope that depression will pass over because it will pass! Check out this website GriefShare.org today!

 


It Is A Fact That Depression Hurts!

I know that there is help for times when you are feeling very down because I have already gone through severe depression twice in my life. Once in high school and the other time when I went through a painful divorce. 

Depression is very real, and it is very crippling to have to deal with. But there is help for depression which is very real too!

God puts the right people in your life when you need them, sometimes a good friend, other times a family member.  

God can use a pastor, counselor, doctor, therapist, friend, and even strangers to encourage people.

Remember that you are not alone! There is help for depression available. You will see your faith and trust in God getting stronger as you strive to find solutions for depression from God, this page, and others in your life! ~ Bill Greguska

 


Here Are Some Helpful Links:

 


25 Ways To Overcome Depression

Check out the physical list here: List25.com/25-ways-to-overcome-depression

  1. Get outside
  2. Stop negative self-talk
  3. Eat healthy
  4. Sleep
  5. Listen to happy music
  6. Do something
  7. Learn something new
  8. Use a sun lamp
  9. Write
  10. Talk to your friends
  11. Exercise
  12. Get a pet
  13. Smile
  14. Do something artistic
  15. Paint your walls
  16. Touch someone
  17. Sing something
  18. Eat Omega 3 fatty acids
  19. Change your diet
  20. Take care of yourself
  21. Avoid alcohol
  22. Establish a routine
  23. Get cognitive therapy
  24. Get help online
  25. Do something for somebody

 


 

25 Ways To Overcome Depression!

 

 


The Above Ideas Are Great

But I would add three more ideas that are very important:

  1. Pray to God
  2. Read your Bible
  3. Talk to your pastor and other Christian friends

 


 

If Depression Hits You Turn To God!

Depression really hurts

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Depression gets better in time as you take care of yourself!

 

 


Getting The Help You Need Is Just A Step Away!

 A person does not have to be a professional counselor. I am just someone who has dealt with anxiety and depression in my life. 
 
I encourage you from my experience. If your situation calls for it, please get the professional help you need.
 
 

Don’t Hesitate If You Need Help!

If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or otherwise in severe crisis, call 911.  Get to the nearest emergency room, or call the Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.

Don’t try to do this on your own. Beyond your doctor and therapist, you’ll want to bring a group of trusted friends and family members in your corner. There will be times you need others to comfort you, help you with tasks, and hold you accountable.

 


Deal With Depression One Day At A Time!

Depression takes time to get over

Depression may seem to last forever, but it too shall pass!

 


Some People Do Not Have A Clue About Depressed People!

Some people don’t understand. They will tell you to get over it or stop being depressed. Some people will likely say things that are unhelpful and wrong. Do not listen to these people. Others may have the best of intentions, but we all know where that road leads! Avoid these people, if possible, while working through your problems.

After you and your doctor and therapist come up with a plan, work it! You may not see how it is going to help, and you probably won’t feel like doing the activities required. Be strong and do them nevertheless.
If your trusted support system is telling you to get out of bed, go to the gym, take your medicine, etc., then do it! A competent therapist will help you determine the underlying emotional and spiritual causes. You’ll work with this person to develop a blueprint for addressing symptoms as well as the root issue(s).
 

 


How Is It Treated?

Depression can be treated with talk therapy, medicines (called antidepressants), or both. Your doctor may refer you to a mental health professional for talk therapy or medication.

Check out these websites to learn more

 

 


 

Happiness And Joy / Or Depression?


Depression Is A Real Illness!

If you think you might be depressed, be sure to see your doctor.

  • Talk to a doctor about how you are feeling.
  • Get a medical checkup. Ask to see a doctor or nurse who can screen you medically.
  • Either a doctor or nurse may also check to see if you have another health condition.  
  • A situation like having thyroid disease can cause depression or make it worse.
  • If you have one of these health conditions, it’s important to get treatment right away.


What About Cost?

If you don’t have insurance, you can still get health care. Find a health center near you and make an appointment.

Get treatment. When you have depression, seeking help is the best thing you can do. You and get help through prayer. Also, it can be treated with talk therapy, medicines.

 


Take Action!

First prayed about it then take the next appropriate steps

Ask your doctor for a referral to a mental health professional or use this treatment locator to find mental health services near you. Some programs offer free or low-cost treatment if you don’t have insurance. 

Here are some places you can go to for help with depression:

  • Doctor’s office or health clinic
  • Family service or social service agency
  • Psychologist
  • A counselor or social worker
  • Psychotherapist
  • Remember, even if asking for help seems scary, it’s an essential step toward feeling better. 

Check out this guide to finding a mental health professional.

 

 


What If My Problems Seem Out Of Control?

 

 

 


We Trust You Find Hope And Encouragement From Our Links!

  1. If you just started believing in God, we have a page specifically for you.
  2. If you are dealing with anger, stress, or depression, we have information that can be of help to you.
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I had some experience in dealing with people who have mental illness and depression, but I didn’t see the signs in myself. I couldn’t ask for help because I didn’t know I needed help. ~ Clara Hughes

Psalm 42:5-6 Why are you downcast, O my soul?  Why so disturbed within me?  Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.