Too Depressed To Get Out Of BedFeelingsToo Depressed To Get Out Of Bed<div class="ExternalClassC36DFC04F8A247419041A664B3745691"><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-4" style="">​<span style="">I'm too depressed to get out of bed or do/go anywhere or anything. I feel like I'm emotionally stunted because I have an extremely hard time talking about my feelings. I know I need help but I don't know how to talk to my intense mom.  ​</span></span></p></div><div class="ExternalClass00E49324507545229ACE7042198B44E6"><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-4" style="">Depression is treatable, and there are some things you can work on to help manage it too, but if it goes untreated it can worsen.  As you already know it really plays on your emotions.  It tires you out, makes you feel sad or rejected, makes you disinterested in things you used to enjoy, can isolate you, and make your perceptions of things out of whack (like looking through a broken mirror).  It also can "show" on a person.  Others might think you are being standoffish, irritable or rude, when in actuality you are simply hurting on the inside.  Your body language might say "Stay away" so that might be affecting how others are approaching you too.  If you are not already getting professional treatment for it, please talk to a supportive adult now who will be able to arrange this for you.</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-4" style="">Stay involved in activities, journal your thoughts, exercise daily, balance every negative thought with a positive one.  Tell your parents so that they can enlist the help of a  professional.  You do not have to go through this alone.  You can always reach out to the hotline.  We are here for you.</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-4" style="">Sincerely,</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-4" style="">LO, Counselor</span></p></div>15

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