The words “I’m Here For You” can mean so much to someone who’s having a hard time
Mental Health America
Here for each other
“Here For You” is a positive campaign for mental health awareness and suicide prevention.
Please share your #HereForYou story on social media to thank a person who supported you and showed they cared.
Thank you to our partners in health, the NFL Players Association.
Learn Basic V-A-R
You don’t have to be an expert to help someone. You just need to be there.Go
Three easy steps
Is there someone who you can be there for? A friend, family member, teammate, or co-worker?
Sometimes people want to reach out and help when they notice someone is having a hard time, but are unsure what to say or do.
Just follow three easy steps: Validate, Appreciate Refer. V-A-R is Active Minds’ guide on how to listen, respond, and help someone cope. You don’t need to be an expert to help someone, you just need to be there.
If you are worried someone may be considering suicide, find support immediately by texting “BRAVE” to 741-741. Stay with them until they are safe.