Having a conversation about suicide can be uncomfortable because you may feel an immense amount of pressure to say and do the right thing to support your loved ones. To help you be prepared for such a difficult conversation, read this guideline and make a plan ahead of time for how you can best support the people you love.
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Coping with Anxiety On The Go: Assemble a Coping Kit
To be more prepared for handling stress and anxiety “on the go,” you can put together a coping kit that consists of easily portable coping tools that you can bring anywhere in case of an emergency.
How to Cope with Grief and Loss
Grief can be caused by the loss of any person or thing that you lose, such as going through a breakup, losing a pet, cutting out toxic relationships with friends or family members, losing a job, or even selling a home you’ve lived in for many years.
Changing the Attitude Around Mental Health
Negative attitudes and stigmas around mental health make it much more difficult for people to start conversations about mental health and seek help.
What Does Early Intervention Look Like in Mental Health?
It is important to recognize the signs that someone may be suffering from a mental illness and take action immediately to get help.
Mental Health Disparities Among Diverse Populations
In many minority communities, mental health care is not being addressed often enough, and people that need help are experiencing serious symptoms that remain undiagnosed and untreated.
Ways that Traumatic Stress Presents and How To Manage It
If you are unsure if you are experiencing traumatic stress, you can pay attention to the way your stress presents. Traumatic stress manifests itself emotionally, physically, and mentally.
How to Support A Loved One Who Has PTSD
If you know someone with PTSD, you may have to experience their outbursts of anger, fear, sadness, or feel them distancing themselves from you. You may feel helpless somedays or like you are living with a complete stranger.
What is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, and How Can You Help?
During this month, people should reflect on the inequalities that BIPOC people face regarding mental health. Many of those inequalities stem from the historical and systemic racism that has marginalized and oppressed minorities.
Ways That Culture Can Impact Mental Health
A person’s culture may play a role in how they talk and feel about their mental illness, how they cope, and the stigma associated with it.
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