Articles for Friends & Family

  1. ADAA Online Peer-to-Peer Anxiety and Depression Support Group

  2. Can I use FMLA for mental health?

  3. Can I use my PTO to take care of a sick family member?

  4. Do people with bipolar know they have it?

  5. How can I access a loved one’s health care info?

  6. How can I find support as a caregiver?

  7. How can I help a loved one with PTSD?

  8. How can I help a loved one with a mental illness?

  9. How can I help a loved one with anxiety?

  10. How can I help a loved one with bipolar?

  11. How can I help someone who is self-harming?

  12. How can I take care of someone if I also have a mental illness?

  13. How can I work with my loved one’s mental health care providers?

  14. How do I know if I’m enabling someone?

  15. How to help someone get motivated

  16. How to help someone make decisions about their mental health

  17. I need a break from caregiving!

  18. I think someone I care about has a mental illness

  19. Is my family dysfunctional?

  20. Just Checking In on friends

  21. My child is being bullied. What can I do?

  22. My family member refuses to go to the hospital

  23. My loved one doesn’t want to take meds

  24. My loved one has started moving strangely

  25. My loved one won’t talk to me about their mental health

  26. My loved one’s behavior is scaring me

  27. Someone I care about is harming themselves

  28. Someone I care about killed themselves

  29. Someone I love is in jail

  30. Taking care of someone is too stressful!

  31. What to do when they don’t want help

  32. Will talking about someone’s delusions make them sicker?

  33. Worksheet: Crisis Plan for Your Support System

  34. Worksheet: Starting a conversation with someone about their mental health

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