Nov 29 2022
Self-Care E10: While Supporting a Loved One's Mental Health
When a child, a spouse, or a friend is struggling with their mental health, it can be difficult to focus on anything else, least of all yourself. Whether due to depression, anxiety, or any other disorder, it hurts to see someone you love suffer, and it can also present new challenges in your relationships. Lisa reflects on a time her efforts backfired while trying to support a child in crisis. Rebecca Bingham shares her experience as a mom of children with severe behavioral and mental health needs. Dr. Jaime Ballard breaks down appropriate roles as a parent, a friend, or a significant other, and how to have conversations which preserve emotional well-being and safety.