It can be very difficult to understand why a person can’t just “Look on the bright side”, “See all the wonderful things you have to live for”, or “Just change the way you think”.  Sometimes the root causes of a person’s depression are so strong the person can barely focus on getting out of bed in the morning, looking on the bright side is far too great a task.

This can be hard for family and friends of those struggling with depression.  You may feel like you have done all you can do to help your loved one improve, but sometimes even your best efforts just aren’t enough.  This infographic will hopefully serve to help you better understand what it feels like when depression is in full effect.  What can been done about it?  Take a look at the next graphic for answers HERE

Effect of Depression