Articles for Friends & Family

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

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

  3. Taking care of someone is too stressful!

  4. Starting a conversation with someone about their mental health

  5. Someone I love overdosed

  6. Someone I love is in jail

  7. Someone I care about killed themselves

  8. Someone I care about is harming themselves

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

  10. My loved one’s behavior is scaring me

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

  12. My loved one has started moving strangely

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

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

  15. My family member refuses to go to the hospital

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

  17. Just Checking In on friends

  18. Is my family dysfunctional?

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

  20. I need a break from caregiving!

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

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

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

  24. How to help someone get motivated

  25. How to cope when a loved one relapses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  34. How can I find support as a caregiver?

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

  36. Do people with bipolar know they have it?

  37. Crisis Plan for Your Support System

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

  39. Can I use FMLA for mental health?

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

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