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 cope when a loved one relapses

  17. How to help someone get motivated

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

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

  20. I feel like I’m missing out on my kids’ lives because of my addiction

  21. I need a break from caregiving!

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

  23. Is my family dysfunctional?

  24. Just Checking In on friends

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

  26. My family member refuses to go to the hospital

  27. My kid started smoking weed. How do I talk to them?

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

  29. My loved one has started moving strangely

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

  31. My loved one’s behavior is scaring me

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

  33. Someone I care about is harming themselves

  34. Someone I care about killed themselves

  35. Someone I love is in jail

  36. Someone I love overdosed

  37. Starting a conversation with someone about their mental health

  38. Taking care of someone is too stressful!

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

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

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