Please help! I’m battling depression

Please help! I'm battling depression

From a female blog reader:

Good evening admin,pls don’t forget to keep me anonymous.its not a relationship issue but I hope I can get advice from here.Pls any advice on how to fight depression,I’m 21,a student,things are not going well academically (tho I read well), family issue is piled up,i tried to get a job but either nobody wants a student or they want to sleep with me.Most times I keep to myself with so much on my mind,lost so much weight I skip meals and now drink and smoke.pls how do I fight this depression and fight the new smoking habit.thanks.
N.b:Admin please post,this is the second time I’m sending this.