When we are worried about the mental health of a friend or family member, mentioning our concerns can feel awkward. You want to be supportive but may be nervous that you’re being nosey, intrusive, or perhaps afraid you will say the wrong thing. But the more we talk about mental health, the more comfortable the topic will become.
On Bell Let’s Talk Day, The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Kelowna wants you to know that you don’t need to have all the answers in order to support someone going through a tough time. The first step is breaking the silence.