When someone you care about is hurting, it’s natural to want to help them. But, that person might not always tell you something is wrong—and you might be unsure about how to reach out. Consider these tips to get started.
Imagine you’re rowing in a canoe down a river that’s ebbing and flowing. Sometimes you hit rough waters. Sometimes it’s a sunny day. Much like mental health, the journey is not constant, and it’s not always a forward-moving progress.
That means, as a Support Human, offering support isn’t a one-time deal. By checking your expectations, you can make sure you’re supporting people you care about in the best way possible.Download these tips (PDF)