I was going to write a long post about anti-depressants. As I was checking out some health sites, I came across this link, http://www.helpguide.org/mental/medications_depression.htm. This is very good information. I highly recommend it.
But before you check it out I want to add a few things. Having taken anti-depressants on and off for a number of years, I learned a lot. Not from just my experience but from extensive research as well.
Anti-depressants can be very helpful, especially with severe depression. But pills are only a band-aid. Read on for the rest of the post!