The Little Book of Big Conversations

Helping you to start talking about depression

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INTRODUCTION

Making big conversations a little bit easier

Chapterone
CHAPTER ONE

Understanding that you're not alone

chaptertwo
CHAPTER TWO

Deciding when, where and how to talk

ChapterThree
CHAPTER THREE

Taking it step by step

chapterfour
CHAPTER FOUR

Getting the right support

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FURTHER SUPPORT

Resources

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“Depression can trick you into thinking you’re the only one in the world who feels this way. The only way to deal with it effectively is to be open about your feelings and ask for help”

Individual living with depression

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“It’s scary to say how you’re feeling out loud for the first time but speaking about your feelings won’t make them worse. For me, it felt like a weight had lifted”

Individual living with depression

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“Knowing there’s someone I can rely on to sit and listen to me without judgement is such a relief. I don't want sympathy, just to know they are there if I need them”

Individual living with depression

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“My best piece of advice is that by taking the time to listen, even though it may feel like you’re doing nothing, you’re doing everything you should”

Friend of someone living with depression

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“It's important to be patient. There will be good and bad days, but the right support can make all the difference”

Family member of someone living with depression

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“When you’re caring for someone, it’s easy to lose yourself in your role. You can help them recover, but you need to make time to look after yourself, too”

Family member of someone living with depression

“Depression can trick you into thinking you’re the only one in the world who feels this way. The only way to deal with it effectively is to be open about your feelings and ask for help”

Individual living with depression

“It’s scary to say how you’re feeling out loud for the first time but speaking about your feelings won’t make them worse. For me, it felt like a weight had lifted”

Individual living with depression

“Knowing there’s someone I can rely on to sit and listen to me without judgement is such a relief. I don't want sympathy, just to know they are there if I need them”

Individual living with depression

“My best piece of advice is that by taking the time to listen, even though it may feel like you’re doing nothing, you’re doing everything you should”

Friend of someone living with depression

“It's important to be patient. There will be good and bad days, but the right support can make all the difference”

Family member of someone living with depression

“When you’re caring for someone, it’s easy to lose yourself in your role. You can help them recover, but you need to make time to look after yourself, too”

Family member of someone living with depression

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