Articles for Friends & Family

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

  2. Worksheet: Crisis Plan for Your Support System

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

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

  5. Taking care of someone is too stressful!

  6. Someone I love is in jail

  7. Someone I care about killed themselves

  8. Someone I care about is harming themselves

  9. My loved one’s behavior is scaring me

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

  11. My loved one has started moving strangely

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

  13. My family member refuses to go to the hospital

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

  15. Just Checking In on friends

  16. Is my family dysfunctional?

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

  18. I need a break from caregiving!

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

  20. How to help someone get motivated

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  29. How can I find support as a caregiver?

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

  31. Do people with bipolar know they have it?

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

  33. Can I use FMLA for mental health?

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

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