What can I do that might help with feeling depressed?

It has been a little over six months since my mom suddenly passed away after 7 years of being sick with an illness she was supposed to be able to live with. It seems like things should be getting better by now but they are not getting any better. It has been really hard to focus in school and I am always tired. It just feels so pointless sometimes. I feel sad and depressed often, and usually without a known reason.

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Family, Friends, and Psychologists

When things are hard, we all need somebody with whom to talk. Death is hard; there’s no getting around it. It’s a part of life that is absolutely necessary, yet incredibly troubling. When you’re close with your parents, you can go to them for advice if you have a problem. But to whom can we go to when our parents die? When bad stuff happens, a parent can comfort you. When a parent is no longer there, you can feel helpless, alone, and confused. There are other people who can talk to you, give you advice, and comfort you.

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