How to Help a Loved One With Depression
Steve Arterburn knows firsthand what it means to suffer from clinical depression. In addition, he’s counseled thousands of others struggling with depression. In this conversation, Arterburn helps listeners to better understand and assist loved ones in their healing, reminding them that anyone can suffer bouts of depression that develop for various reasons. He cautions against offering Christian platitudes and other unhelpful comments, instead encouraging family members and friends to be present for their loved one, gently nudging them toward healthy decisions and, if necessary, professional help.