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Concerned about a loved one's mental health? Contact a hotline in Otago, New Zealand for guidance.

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 Otago, New Zealand.

  • They seem emotionally distant.
  • They seem secretive, like they're hiding something.
  • They are not doing activities that they used to do before.
  • They seem to have a “I don’t care” attitude.
  • They have mentioned that they have the intention to hurt someone else.
  • They have harmed themselves.
  • You don’t hear from for days or weeks, when you used to hear from them often.
  • They appear to be consumed by their thoughts and in their own world.

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.

Contacting a helpline in Otago, New Zealand can put you in touch with a compassionate counselor. A helpline counselor can offer you helpful advice for supporting a loved one you're concerned about. You can also get help for any difficult emotions you may be experiencing as a result of your loved one's behavior.


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