Depression is a medical disorder, like diabetes. The types of medication used to treat depression are called antidepressants.
For people with depression, a healthy environment of family support is vital to their recovery.
There is no simple answer to what causes depression. Researchers believe it’s a combination of genetic and environmental factors…
Tools4Families provides families with what they need to navigate life together, with a specific focus on supporting a family member through recovery of depression. Our online curriculum helps people develop the skills they need to improve relationships, communicate effectively, and increase families’ collective problem-solving and coping skills. Additionally, Tools4Families creates a specific focus on the challenges caregivers often face when helping a loved one through recovery, providing the needed support for those family members.
Ten percent of the population within the United States struggles with mental illness like depression. Despite the prevalence, there are few services available to help family members learn the significant role they can play in the recovery of their loved one.
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For support through your family’s journey from depression to recovery, join our private Facebook group to connect with others.
We also have a group specifically for family members of those with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. We recognize your needs are different and more challenging.
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