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21 Memes That Might Make You Laugh If You Have Depression or Anxiety

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While there’s nothing funny about struggling with your mental health, sometimes people with anxiety and depression use humor to share how they’re feeling in a funny and relatable way.

Sometimes humor can be used to broach a serious topic you otherwise wouldn’t know how to talk about. Sometimes, sending a relatable mental health meme to a friend can bring a smile to their face on days when it’s hard to get out of bed. Other times, seeing a funny meme can let you know you aren’t the only one feeling this way.

Whatever your situation may be, humor can definitely be a powerful coping tool. 

If you use humor to cope with anxiety and depression, here’s a roundup of some memes that might make you chuckle.


stanley office depression meme
via Depression memes Facebook page


hagrid meme
via Depression memes Facebook page



look somebody stole my identity, maybe they will make something out of my life
via Meme Queen on Tumblr


depression meme
via Crippling Depression Tumblr


hey there demons, it's me ya boy
via so-its-sierra Tumblr


when you recognize a new emotional problem you have that you don't have the time, energy or motivation to solve
via Depression memes Facebook page



when your mom asks who was crying in the bathroom last night
via nothingbutmeme Tumblr


*6 am, opens eyes* I can't wait to go to bed tonight
via Crippling Depression Tumblr


when you deal with being sad by listening to sad music
via Depression memes Facebook page


pokemon go: your will to live is so tiny
via thatstrawberrystuff Tumblr


when you wake up and enjoy the 30 seconds of calm before your anxiety kicks in
via yung-sumo Tumblr


when someone tries to hurt your feelings but you've been dead inside and haven't been able to feel for years
via jigglypuffsvevo Tumblr


when someone says "don't be anxious" and your anxiety is cured
via Dank Meme University Tumblr


anxiety meme


Anxiety: Something's about to happen. Me: What do you mean? Anxiety:
via Anxiety Memes Facebook page


when you find someone as dead on the inside as you are
via Crippling Depression Facebook page


will remember friends in therapy meme
via Crippling Depression Facebook page


bojack horseman meme
via sylvesterarbuzov Tumblr



what can I get you? A break from the existential angst I feel every day
via Crippling Depression Facebook page

If you or someone you know needs help, visit our suicide prevention resources page.

If you need support right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text “START” to 741-741.

Originally published: October 11, 2017
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