Depression is an unfortunately common mental health issue that many people don't know how to address. In this straightforward, practical guide, readers will learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction, providing an informative list of myths and facts to dispel common incorrect notions about depression as well as a thoughtful list of questions readers can ask their guidance counselor about a friend's depression and seeking help. The result? Empowered readers who can lend a hand to a friend in trouble.