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What should i do while in depression ?

I have recently been very depressed. And when I am happy, i am easily brought down within minutes. Also, I seem to have no motivation for most things anymore. I am 15 years old, and i usualy enjoy going to school to see my friends and now, i barely want to get up in the mornings. One of the most commen thoughts in my head is suicide and i have cut my wrists once or twice thinking it might help me gain control of something, but to no avail. My friends notice things are different and are constantly asking me if i am okay. My mother is completely against the idea of me possibly being mentally deppressed...and tells me its just a stage everyone goes through and itll go away soon...i also deal with alot of bullying at school for my weight and my looks and everything someone can possibly think of...i ve been called everyname you can imagine by fellow classmates...please help me...whats wrong with me...?
Asked On : Wed, 1 Dec 2010
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I am very sorry to hear you are going through this. Based on what you described, it is likely you are depressed. It is very important that you seek help as soon as possible. Your condition needs to be treated and the treatment should not be delayed. It is disheartening to hear that your mother is not willing to accept your condition. It might be helpful if you showed her this website: It has information on the signs of teenage depression and why it should be treated. This should help her understand your condition. If you are able to convince your mother you need help, and you are ready to receive help, I recommend the following websites: and The first website is a psychiatrist locator, and the second is a psychologist locator. A psychiatrist is able to prescribe depression medicines. A psychologist provides therapy sessions in which you discuss your condition and talk about ways to manage it. Finding either one is a good starting place. I hope this helps and I hope you feel well soon.
Answered: Sun, 5 Dec 2010
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