For friends & family
Raising sensitive issues and working to resolve problems that arise along the way can be challenging. It can also be hard as a parent to know the difference between normal behaviour, such as moodiness, irritability and withdrawal, and an emerging mental health problem. This section is designed to help you.
Do you have a few minutes to spare? If you are a family member or friend supporting a young person who is seeking support at a headspace centre, we would love to hear from you!
how to start the conversation about mental health
7 ways to support a young person’s healthy headspace
how to support a family member
An overview of mental health for family and friends
keeping healthy over the holidays - for friends and family
When and how to set boundaries?
Many adults supporting young people struggle when the situation is complex and the usual approaches don’t seem to be working. Often other adults are telling you it’s time for ‘tough love’ but you’re not sure.