Many of us have struggled with our mental health at some point, or we know someone who has. When we suspect that a loved one could be having mental health problems, it can raise concerns. If your loved one shows any of these signs, contact a helplines in Northern Ireland for advice – 3 helplines are available:
Most people find it difficult to know what to do or say when someone close to them appears to be struggling with their mental health. It's normal to feel a desire to help yet at the same time feel helpless. There are ways you can support your loved one that are not overly complicated.
You can get guidance on how best to support a loved one you're worried about by contacting a helpline in Northern Ireland. Helpline supporters can provide you with useful advice and resources so that you feel more empowered to help the person you care about.