*sirius black voice* remus will you kill this spider for me
*remus lupin voice* is it trying to hurt you, sirius
*sirius black voice* its on my bed and hurting my heart
*quiet james potter voice* engorgio
*loud, horrified sirius black shrieking*
i’m not sure if i’m the right one to talk about this bc i was never properly diagnosed (just my therapist being like: you have depression.), but other than the whole “keep your head up” and “it gets better” advice (which i know sucks and sometimes it doesn’t get better like at all whatsoever but i got really lucky and for me it is kinda slowly getting better) i honestly would suggest talking to someone
it doesn’t have to be a parent or a “trusted adult” or whatever but there are a lot of anonymous and free counselling places (i’m not sure if you live in my city but if you do just send me another message and i can hit you up with some resources i’ve used) or even just a friend where it feels really good to let it out
if you’re able to talk to your doctor i personally would really recommend going on meds (again though they’re totally not for everybody) or even like probiotics (i’m not sure if this’d work financially for you but if you’re in canada most of the time it’s covered by insurance and has the same confidentiality as birth control etc. so your parents wouldn’t have to know)
i know that stuff can be really, really hard and i’m so sorry that you have to go through this and if you feel comfortable sending me a message off anon i’m here to talk whenever you need to and offer any advice and support i can!
i think probably the most reassuring thing that someone ever told me when i was doing really bad was that we have forever to be dead and only day by day to live and i’m not sure why but that really helped me
good luck my friend and if you need anything at all i’m here
And today I don’t know how to even say hey"