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There are organizations with local chapters who can help families cope with depression of loved ones. Support groups help individuals with supplying knowledge and ways of coping with their depressed member.
Sometimes, the support groups will even hold group therapy sessions to allow families to discuss treatment options and the best course of action if a family member needs serious help. If a family member needs to be hospitalized, there are funding opportunities as well and the support groups have all the information readily available.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|