This is one topic that needs urgent attention. A lot of people are battling with depression and the figure is on the rise daily. Several things could be responsible for depression: heart break, failure , lack and want , low self esteem etc are among the causative factors. Persons suffering from depression are seen walking around sad, lonely and are never lively . In fact nothing makes sense to them, nothing amuses them , nothing makes them happy. A good number of them who are overwhelmed with whatever they are dealing with gets suicidal, though they live a hint about this , they try to communicate to someone about their pains and their desire to end it all . It is important to be sensitive and quick to take action when such persons are discovered, never take a chance. Once a hint is given, ensure you stay around them and never leave them alone for a moment. Take time to talk to them , counsel them, get to to leave the environment and try somewhere new, visit fun places, go watch movies with them, make them happy. Hopefully at the end you will end up saving his/her life.