Recently, a friend e-mailed, sounding quite "down". Turns out, this person is incredibly depressed.And scared.
If there's someone--anyone--in your life, who you've been meaning to write to,or call, DO IT NOW.
Leave this blog, and go seek him/her out.
If you suspect someone is depressed, and they DON'T share it with you, your comforting words might come, too late.
Make the phone call. Write a note, and mail that card!
If you or someone you know is severely depressed, please call the numbers below. Trained professionals are there, waiting to listen, and offer help.
The national suicide hotline numbers are: