Helping a Friend Struggling with Depression: Tips from Dr. Randy Auerbach

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 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:


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