Helping someone else with mental health
Not knowing what to do for the best when supporting someone you know with a mental health problem can be really hard.
The information on this page can help you spot the signs and symptoms of a person that needs help.
Suicide prevention training
Suicide prevention is a free 20 minute online training course that could help you save a life. It gives you advice and tips of how to talk to someone about suicide. .
Go to Talk suicide for more information.
Finding it hard to talk about mental health
There can sometimes be a stigma around talking to others about mental health. If you are findng it hard to talk to someone you know about these issues then here is some help.
- Heads together – Talking mental health guide
- Time to change – A charity who aim to end mental health discrimination
- NAViGO tips for speaking to a mate if you’re worried about them: https://navigocare.co.uk/get-help/worried-about-mate
Ask Twice campaign
Be in your mates corner
Mental Health Foundation
Hear from the Head of Empowerment and Social Inclusion at the Mental Health Foundation and works to develop, deliver and evaluate things like service user involvement and has lived with hearing voices since adolescence.
Don’t call me crazy, call me mad.