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What online chats are available for depression?

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Sites such as 7 Cups of Tea, Lifeline Crisis Chat and Depression Chat Rooms offer online chats for those suffering from depression. These and other chat rooms for depression are free and available for anyone suffering from depression to use.

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Although these and other sites are geared toward those suffering from depression, many people who are simply going through a hard time find comfort within their pages. Chat rooms often empower people by simply giving them someone to listen to their problems without judgment. Every day, people join these sites to talk about lost loved ones, financial problems or relationship issues.

7 Cups of Tea requires its users to be over the age of 18, or between the ages of 13 and 17 with parental consent. Before entering the chat, the user will need to agree to its terms of service and privacy policy and users should not be suicidal at the time of the chat.

Lifeline Crisis Chat invites anyone who just needs to talk to join. The site prides itself on providing support that makes those suffering from depression to feel like they're not alone, and that they are empowered.

Depression Chat Rooms is an independent, non-profit site that helps people deal with everything from depression to bipolar disorder. The site also helps the friends and family members of those dealing with mental health issues.

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