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Contact a hotline in Tasmania, Australia for help supporting a loved one with mental health problems.

Mental health problems affect about 13% of the global population. When it seems like a loved one is battling with their mental health, you might be struggling yourself to know how to support them. If you notice these signs in someone you care about, reach out for advice from one of 1 hotlines in Tasmania, Australia.

  • They seem to have a “I don’t care” attitude.
  • They always seems to be down or in a low mood.
  • They have told you that they are having trouble sleeping.
  • They have told you they are struggling emotionally.
  • They have started talking in a slow, low voice without much expression.
  • They have suddenly lost or gained a lot of weight.
  • They appear to be consumed by their thoughts and in their own world.
  • They seem secretive, like they're hiding something.

When someone you love opens up to you about difficult thoughts and feelings, not knowing how to respond is very normal. Yet it can make you feel helpless and cause you distress. Fortunately, there are lots of simple ways you can show your support.

If you feel alone in supporting a loved one through a crisis, then reaching out to a helpline volunteer in Tasmania, Australia could help. A helpline volunteer will offer you trusted advice on how to be there for the person you care about while looking after yourself at the same time.


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