How can I support someone with a mental health disorder?

Listen without judgment

 Be a compassionate listener and create a safe space for them

Educate yourself

Learn about their specific mental health disorder to better understand their experiences and challenges.

Offer reassurance and encouragement

Let them know that you are there for them and that they are not alone. 

Be patient and understanding

Understand that their mental health journey may involve ups and downs. 

Avoid minimizing their experiences

Never downplay or dismiss their struggles. 

Be supportive in self-care practices

Encourage them to engage in self-care activities that promote their mental well-being