Mental health problems are very common, affecting about 13% of the world's population. You may be worried if you've noticed that a loved one's mental health is deteriorating. It's normal to have concerns if you notice the signs below. For help, contact a free helpline in Quebec, Canada – there are 2 available to you.
You may be unsure of how to support a loved one who is emotionally distressed. It can make you feel helpless to watch someone you care about suffer. There are ways you can be there for your loved one that are simple yet powerful.
If you contact a hotline in Quebec, Canada, you'll be connected to a knowledgeable volunteer, peer or counselor who can help. They can talk you through different ways of supporting a loved one and provide you with referrals if needed. They can also help you find ways to cope with your own distress.