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My Friend Has Mental Health Problems: How Can I Help Her?

Published: October 12, 2020 | Last Updated: October 12, 2020 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Has Mental Health Problems: How Can I Help Her?

When a friend has mental health problems it can be hard to know how to help, especially during the pandemic.

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Supporting friends living with depression

Published: March 19, 2017 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A friend asks how to respond to her friends living with depression who seem on-again, off-again.

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Guilted by a depressed best friend

Published: November 30, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels “guilted” by a demanding BFF and doesn’t know what to say or do.

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My friend needs more than I can give her

Published: December 18, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when an anxious friend needs more of you than you can handle?

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When A Friend Threatens Suicide

Published: September 23, 2014 | Last Updated: February 26, 2022 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

There are limits to what a friend can do when someone threatens suicide.

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How do you handle a friend who is self-harming?

Published: December 18, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Threats of suicide or knowledge of self-harming are secrets no friend should keep.

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Where Can My Depressed Friend Get Help?

Published: October 31, 2013 | Last Updated: October 11, 2020 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Sometimes a depressed friend needs more help than any friend, even a good one, can provide.

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Dealing with a depressed friend when you are depressed

Published: September 24, 2013 | Last Updated: September 24, 2013 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A reader feels her depressed friend is weighing her down but feels guilty about letting go.

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Feeling drained by a friend

Published: July 28, 2013 | Last Updated: July 28, 2013 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

If you feel totally drained by a friend, it’s prudent to change things not only for you but also for her.

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Disappointed by friend at work

Published: July 21, 2013 | Last Updated: July 21, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Sharing intimate information with a friend at work can be tricky

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