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. Crisis Plan for Your Support System

  5. Do people with bipolar know they have it?

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

  7. How can I find support as a caregiver?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  16. How to help someone get motivated

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

  18. I don’t want to give up on my loved one with an addiction, but I’m burned out

  19. I need a break from caregiving!

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

  21. Is my family dysfunctional?

  22. Just Checking In on friends

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

  24. My family member refuses to go to the hospital

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

  26. My loved one has started moving strangely

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

  28. My loved one’s behavior is scaring me

  29. Should I kick out my child for using or drinking?

  30. Someone I care about is harming themselves

  31. Someone I care about killed themselves

  32. Someone I love is in jail

  33. Someone I love overdosed

  34. Starting a conversation with someone about their mental health

  35. Taking care of someone is too stressful!

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

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

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