Reassure and signpost to practical information or resources. Avoid confrontation. Ask if there is someone they would like you to contact. Encourage them to seek appropriate professional help.
What to say to someone who is struggling mentally?
What to say to someone with a mental health conditionDo you want to talk about it? Im always here for you. What can I do to help? That sounds really difficult. 4. Im really sorry youre going through this. Are you looking for my perspective or would you rather I listen?14 Nov 2019
What are 2 things you can do to support someone who is struggling with a mental health disorder?
In order to best do so, here are a few tips to help you support someone living with mental illness.Learn about the illness and its signs and symptoms. Encourage treatment. Help set specific goals that are realistic and can be approached one step at a time.Dont assume you know what the person needs.More items •16 Oct 2019