My roommate is very depressed. What can I do to make it easier for both of us?

So I've been living with this dude on a lease for 7 or 8 months now. It's been difficult living with him for a multitude of reasons. I need some advice on how to maybe get through to him as I still have 4 months left on the lease before it ends and I would like it to be stress-free as possible. He is really... show more So I've been living with this dude on a lease for 7 or 8 months now. It's been difficult living with him for a multitude of reasons. I need some advice on how to maybe get through to him as I still have 4 months left on the lease before it ends and I would like it to be stress-free as possible. He is really really quiet. He can't really hold a conversation, even the simplest of small talk, it feels like I'm talking to myself when we talk sometimes. He is very standoffish and seems to get intimidated very easily so it makes confronting him and communication about simple roommate things really difficult. He's honestly extremely awkward and seems uncomfortable and tensed up all the time and it gives me a lot of anxiety. He rarely ever goes in the kitchen/ living room when I'm in there. Recently I did ask him if there's anything I've ever said/ done that has made him uncomfortable around me and he said no he is just doing homework a lot. I know that isn't true because you can see his room as you are walking up to the apartment and I've never seen him do homework he's always playing video games. There's definitely a lot more to explain about the situation but I don't have enough space. Basically its obvious he's depressed or something. I get it, I've gone through some dark times myself, thats why I'm kinda empathetic towards the way he acts. However, him being unavailable all the time is really difficult. Is there anything I can say that will help get his head above the water?
Update: Want to add that once I confronted him about constantly not cleaning up after himself in the kitchen because we had roaches, he tried to blame it on me and then told me he did it because he was going through a depression so this is how I know something is going on. The way he isolates himself is concerning, the... show more Want to add that once I confronted him about constantly not cleaning up after himself in the kitchen because we had roaches, he tried to blame it on me and then told me he did it because he was going through a depression so this is how I know something is going on. The way he isolates himself is concerning, the reason why it's difficult is because we can't communicate on the tiniest of things and it's really frustrating. Sometimes it feels like I'm living alone.
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