First and foremost, you would tell him that he is loved. You will Let the person know how much they mean to you – even if they’re not doing well right now or if they’re not in a good place right now, tell them that. Remind them of all the people who love them. Let them know this isn’t their fault. Help them feel better about themselves – encourage their strengths, acknowledge anything good they’ve done recently, make sure to compliment the person on their achievements. Use words like “I’m proud of you” and “you did really well today!” when speaking to someone who’s depressed.
You would be patient with the person by letting them know, in a low voice, that you’re there for them. Please don’t be angry with them or upset when they’re down or down about something. Talk to them about anything and everything, asking them what you can do to help with their problems. During a period of depression, a person might have a hard time focusing on things going on around them- so let him know that he’s loved and cared about and remind him of his strengths.
Finally, I would tell him that they are worth more than anything in this world and not let anything stop them from living life to the fullest. Also, I would tell him not to be afraid to speak up and say something if he needs help. Therefore I would say to him that it’s OK if he doesn’t feel well or is not happy or sad all the time.