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Social connection is vital for mental wellness. If you know someone who is struggling, consider using the V-A-R conversation guide to listen in a way that let’s the person know they’re being heard and they’re not alone.
Let them know what they’re feeling is okay and that you believe them. Validation sounds like…
Speaking up can be a challenging step — let them know it’s a good one. Also show you’re there to support them. Affirmation sounds like…
Let them know help is available and refer them to appropriate resources. Refer sounds like…
If you are worried that someone may be considering suicide, find support immediately by texting “BRAVE” to 741-741. Stay connected with them until they are safe.