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Community for friends and family of depression sufferers?
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rohvannyn posted:
I wanted to know if anyone would be interested in such a community. It would be a community on WebMD specifically for giving advice, support and information to people who have friends, family, loved ones, or spouses with depression.

If I get enough response I'll be happy to set it up.

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wearied responded:
I would definitely use this group, I have been asking for help on this board but everyone seems to suffer from depression not be the spouse or family member of someone who suffers. My husband is a suffer and I am at my wits end with him and no help from anywhere. I am a Canadian but I live in Mexico and speak no Spanish so I need online support. So far I have only seen one other post, another lady whose husband is a suffer of depression.
Yes please do start a group, if only I could vent as not to feel alone right now even that would help.
 
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rohvannyn replied to wearied's response:
Your wish is my command! Hopefully others will join us, because I see a real need for such a community.

http://exchanges.webmd.com/friends-and-family-support-group
 
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susiemargaret replied to rohvannyn's response:
hi, all --

there is an additional community that you may want to take a look at, as well as R's family/friends group; it is the community for families of depressed and bipolar kids, http://exchanges.webmd.com/Families-of-Depressed-Bipolar-Kids-Exchange.

-- susie margaret
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
 
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rohvannyn replied to susiemargaret's response:
When I tried to go there I got a 404 page not found. Just thought you should know.


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