Dealing with Depression in Real Life

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I was diagnosed 3 years ago. [Depression] impacts every aspect of my daily life and prevents me from normal functioning. I have been taking Fluoxetine 60mg, which helps some but not always enough. [The worst was] I told my boss I was taking meds for my depression and I got fired. Now I'm really depressed! It's important to find a support person that you can always talk to, create a crisis plan for safety, and never ever give up!

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