How to Help Someone with Depression


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What is something depression will do to someone?

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1. What causes depression?

2. What are some ways you can help someone with depression?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet reviews what you know about how to help someone who is suffering from depression. You'll check to see whether you know what you can do and what you shouldn't do.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The focus of this quiz and worksheet is to review what you know about:

  • Characteristics of someone who is depressed
  • Causes of depression
  • What you can do to help someone with depression
  • Things you should not do with someone who is depressed

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - check your memory of the causes of depression
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about how you can help someone with depression to answer a question about it
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about ways to help before a depressive episode starts and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this topic in the lesson called How to Help Someone with Depression. This lesson offers additional insight on:

  • Whose fault depression is
  • Ways you can support someone with depression
  • Why self-care is important in caring for someone with depression
  • Important considerations to keep in mind