Question: How do you give someone advice on mental health?

What do you say to someone with bad mental health?

5 Helpful Things to Say to Friends with a Mental Illness1) “Im here for you.” Four simple words that go a long way. 2) “Youre not alone.” 3) “You are worthy and deserving.” 4) “You dont have to apologize.” 5) “There is treatment available to you…” Start a Relationship with An Exceptional Counselor.Nov 8, 2017

How do you tell someone they need help for mental illness?

You can call a crisis line or the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). If you think your friend or family member is in need of community mental health services you can find help in your area.

How do you help a mentally ill person who doesnt want help?

What to do when they dont want helpListen and validate. If your relationship is iffy, it doesnt hurt to just listen. Ask questions. Ask your loved one what they want! Resist the urge to fix or give advice. Explore options together. Take care of yourself and find your own support.

Can I force someone to get mental help?

Usually, you cant force someone to go to therapy or get psychiatric treatment. However, if you believe that your loved one may be a danger to himself or to others because of a mental condition, in California, for example, you may want to consider a 5150 hold.

What are some emotional struggles?

The top psychological or emotional problems that people have nowadays include anxiety disorders, mono-polar depression and bipolar disorder. Dementia is a relatively common disorder in older age groups (there are many kinds of dementia), and schizophrenia (unfortunately) is a relatively common category as well.

What to say to someone who is going to therapy?

Alternative: “I hope therapy is helping you feel better. You can also always join me at the gym or in my gardening club if youd like.” Be supportive and wish the person in therapy well. If you want to spread the joy that your favorite hobbies give you, dont be afraid to ask your loved one to join you.

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