Mental healthcare for a loved one
It's true that mental health issues can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, or background. If you have a loved one who is struggling with their mental health, there are a number of things you can do to support them on their journey towards recovery.
- Educate yourself about mental health: The first step in supporting a loved one is to understand what they're going through. Take some time to learn about the symptoms and treatments of their specific condition. This will help you to better understand their experiences and offer more effective support.
- Listen actively: Sometimes, all a person needs is someone to listen to them. Encourage your loved one to talk about their feelings and experiences. Be patient, non-judgmental, and supportive. Avoid giving unsolicited advice or trying to "fix" their problems.
- Encourage them to seek professional help: While you can offer emotional support, it's important for your loved one to seek professional help from a therapist or psychiatrist. Offer to help them find a mental health professional and accompany them to their appointments if they'd like.
- Practice self-care: Taking care of a loved one with a mental health condition can be emotionally taxing. Make sure you're taking care of your own mental health by practicing self-care. This could include taking breaks when you need them, talking to your own therapist, or engaging in activities that you enjoy.
- Offer practical support: Sometimes, practical support can make a big difference. Offer to help with tasks like grocery shopping, cooking, or cleaning. These small acts of kindness can help to alleviate some of the stress your loved one may be feeling.
Remember, recovery is a journey and there may be ups and downs along the way. Your support can make a big difference in your loved one's life, so don't be afraid to reach out and offer a helping hand and ask for our help!
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Don't hesitate to call us for professional advice. We are here to help you and your loved one.
If you would like to register (or register a young adult 18-25 years old) for a treatment at The Grange Youth Clinic, please complete our intake form and we will contact you to schedule a personal intake interview.
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Why it works
At The Grange Youth Clinic, you’ll be guided through a tough experience with empathetic support. You will have access to a comprehensive range of services, including a minimum of 6 weeks of intensive residential treatment, family coaching & counseling for parents/carers and aftercare tailored to your individual needs.
We are here for you
Our treatment has a very “Intensive goal directed specialised approach” which is uniquely tailored to each client, by a highly qualified and experience multi discipline team. We focus on primarily addictive problems combined with addressing social, emotional behavioural.