Part 1: How can I support someone who is struggling with their mental health? By Ling Xin

Do you wonder how to support a friend who is going through mental health challenges?

 

In this video, Ling Xin shares about the different ways you can support someone experiencing mental health struggles. She shares her personal experience of how starting a conversation and taking the first step to check in with someone can go a long way.

 

Ling Xin is a youth community member with Resilience Collective. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Psychology. Share this with someone today, and encourage a person that you know who might be going through similar struggles to seek help and find support!

 

Join our peer support sessions here.

Reflection Questions

Take a deep breath, , and spend a few minutes gently pondering over these questions from the video:

 

1. How can I start a conversation with someone who is struggling with their mental health?

 

2. How can I practise active listening with a friend?

Part 2: “How Finding a Community Helped Me” By Ling Xin

Hear more from Ling Xin as she shares about the power of conversations and being a listening ear, to help someone unpack their mental health struggles. Ling Xin also shares about her personal challenges, and how having a safe space and a community to turn to during difficult times has supported her.

 

Just like Ling Xin, you are not alone in your journey. Join our peer support sessions here.

Reflection Questions

Take a deep breath in , and spend a few minutes gently pondering over these questions from the video:

 

1. What are three things that make a safe space for me?

 

2. How can I reach out to my loved ones when I am struggling?

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