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Posted 06 August 2012 - 03:36 PM
Posted 06 August 2012 - 03:40 PM
You don't HAVE to tell your parents/guardian, you can go to your doctor and tell them you feel depressed, they are bound by patient doctor confidentiality to not tell anyone - Unless you threaten your own life or the life of someone else.
Otherwise - and this is coming from someone who is generally pretty damn private, I found that using a side affect of the depression (for me it was Insomnia) as a reason to go to the doctors is a good way to ease your parents into it, I made a point of telling my parents I was having real problems sleeping and so that became the focus point, it eventually evolved into therapy.
I'd recommend it, it did wonders for me and i'm currently discharged - Boo yah.
Posted 06 August 2012 - 03:51 PM
Posted 06 August 2012 - 03:53 PM
Lol. Mkay. Well, at fourteen, it might be a teenie weensy bit hard to go without parent consent. My sister tried and my mom failed to provide. It might have something to do with the money it will take, but I don't know.
I have no idea, I'm from UK so we have the NHS - not sure how it goes in America at the moment. A
Posted 06 August 2012 - 04:16 PM
Posted 06 August 2012 - 05:02 PM
Although I never did have to ask, it was required as out-patient. So I can't be of much help there. However I doubt she'll be that upset considering it's something which can drastically improve a person's outlook on life, and attitude towards things they encounter on a day to day basis.
Posted 06 August 2012 - 05:59 PM
Posted 06 August 2012 - 08:36 PM
eheadspace doesn't work with my iPod. Thanks, though. I provably wouldn't feel comfortable telling someone I can't see my serious problems.
Posted 06 August 2012 - 10:37 PM
But i dont know how it works in america.. google online counselling or Just tell your parents that your feeling like you need to see a counsellor and try to explain to them why
Posted 07 August 2012 - 04:00 PM
Posted 15 August 2012 - 02:46 PM
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