What’s the best thing I can do to prevent a depression related crisis?

If you have unipolar major depression and things are getting worse or you are having thoughts of ending your life, you need to have a life plan ready. If you are a family member or friend of a depressed person, you need to know how to provide positive reassurance and head off potential crises without escalating depression or increasing the danger of suicide. You also need to have a life plan ready. In this chapter, you will find options to help you head off severe depression and suicidal tendencies so that you will be better prepared to prevent crises or to deal with them if they happen.