Helping a Friend Struggling with Depression: Tips from Dr. Randy Auerbach
Dr. Randy Auerbach, Associate Professor at Columbia Psychiatry, gives some tips on how to help a friend struggling with depression. Break the silence and be the one to prevent suicide.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8355) provides 24/7, free and confidential support and prevention and crisis resources for people in distress. Visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org for more information.
Curious about mental health or looking for information? Visit Columbia University’s Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry page for resources specific to teens and young adults: https://childadolescentpsych.cumc.columbia.edu/teens-young-adults