Users' questions

Who can I call to talk about mental health?

Who can I call to talk about mental health?

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline, 1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-877-726-4727) Get general information on mental health and locate treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.

How do you get someone mental help if they don’t want it?

4 Steps To Help Someone When They Don’t Want It

  1. Remember the journey to accepting there is a problem is theirs alone.
  2. Ask your loved one to humor you and go to see the doctor together.
  3. Rebuild trust and rapport.
  4. Evaluate whether you really are the best person to talk to your loved one right now.

Can I text someone for mental help?

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

What is the difference between speak and talk?

Speak usually only focuses on the person who is producing the words: He spoke about the importance of taking exercise and having a good diet. Talk focuses on a speaker and at least one listener, and can mean ‘have a conversation’: Speak focuses only on the person who is producing the words.

Is it OK to talk about mental health?

We all have mental health, just like we all have physical health. It’s OK to not be OK. We all struggle sometimes and there is help available. Talking can really help. “I’m supporting Just Talk.” Need help right now? If you or someone you know is having mental health problems, there’s plenty of help out there right now…

What should I do for someone with mental illness?

Thankfully, that’s something that can be organized upfront. That’s a WRAP! Many mental health professionals recommend that individuals have a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). This can include: Your loved one should share this plan with their network of support.

Can a person with mental illness make their own decisions?

There’s a common assumption that people who are struggling with their mental health can’t be trusted to make their own decisions. But most of the time, this simply isn’t true. Whenever possible, we should involve our loved one in any and all decisions that impact them.

Is it bad to support someone with mental illness?

You aren’t a bad person for needing to step back and take care of your own mental health — but doing so thoughtfully can ensure that you aren’t doing unintentional harm when you step away. You might read this and think, “Wait, ghost them?

Do you need to talk to someone about mental health?

(Warmlines) Warmlines were created to give people support when they just need to talk to someone. Speaking to someone on these calls are typically free, confidential, and run by people who understand what it’s like to struggle with mental health problems. It’s best to call a warmline in your own state.

What to do when you think you need someone to talk to?

Work With A Therapist. Therapy is another great option to turn to if you find yourself thinking, “I need someone to talk to.” Mental health professionals are trained to discuss mental health challenges and life situations. A therapist can be very helpful because they are impartial to your personal life.

What to say to someone with a mental health condition?

What to say to someone with a mental health condition. 1. “Do you want to talk about it? I’m always here for you.” Even if you don’t entirely understand what your friend is going through, you can still be there for them in a healthy, supportive way. Listen to them without judgment and make sure they know they’re not alone.

Is there someone I can talk to about my problems?

There are people to talk to. Finding someone to talk to about your problems can be a great way to manage your feelings, gain a new perspective, and find solutions. There are many outlets to find someone to talk to, depending on your lifestyle, your needs, what you feel comfortable with, and your budget.