Our expert says:
I'm sure you deserve help and support. Medication may not be the answer - AD's help to treat a real chemical depression, but they can't make you feel good about very unhappy and hurtful events in your life, and it would actually be unhelpful if they could. They treat depression, not unhappiness.
What you need is to see at least a GP, and preferably a good local psychiatrist, for a proper assessment of what's wrong and to discuss your options as to how to deal with it.
If an AD is considered possibly useful, there are a great many to choose from, and the alternatives should be discussed with you by the person who made a proper diagnosis of depression ( rather than unhappiness ) And ask to be referred to a good local psychologist or counsellor.
You will be able to get through this, however much right now that may feel unlikely, and you can end up stronger and happier for doing so with the appropriate help
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