It's normal to be concerned when it seems like someone you care about is not acting like their usual self. You may wonder whether they are struggling with their mental health. 14 helplines are available in New Zealand to offer you support and advice. Feel free to reach out if these signs seem familiar:
When someone you love is suffering, it can hurt you too. If you don’t know how to help, it’s normal to feel powerless. You can be there for your loved one in small ways and still make a big difference.
You can get guidance on how best to support a loved one you're worried about by contacting a helpline in New Zealand. Helpline supporters can provide you with useful advice and resources so that you feel more empowered to help the person you care about.