Were you in foster care at age 18? If so, you can receive Medicaid health coverage until you turn 26.…
But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t beat it through sheer willpower, but you do have some control—even if your depression is severe and stubbornly persistent. The key is to start small and build from there. Feeling better takes time, but you can get there if you make positive choices for yourself each day. Below are some depression self-help tips:
Tip 1: Cultivate supportive relationships.
Tip 2: Challenge negative thinking.
Tip 3: Take care of yourself.
Tip 4: Get regular exercise.
Tip 5: Eat a healthy, mood boosting diet.
Tip 6: Know when to get additional help.
For details of each tip and addtional links, click on the link below.
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