Talk

Advanced search

Mumsnet has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you need help urgently, see our mental health web guide which can point you to expert advice.

How to help a friend?

(3 Posts)
MrsCK Tue 04-Nov-14 20:51:38

I have a friend and colleague whose mental health I am considerably worried for. We work in a high pressured environment and she has said she feels like she's heading for a breakdown due to family stuff that she won't go into.

She blows hot and cold, is erratic can be rude and then over friendly. She is all over the place. I don't want to go into too much detail but I'm very concerned.

How can I encourage her to get help?

MrsCK Wed 05-Nov-14 20:43:30

Anyone?

CaulkheadUpNorth Wed 05-Nov-14 23:24:23

Can you meet for a coffee (lunchtime maybe?) and ask how she is, express that you're concerned and ask how you can help.

The people that have helped me the most are the ones who acknowledged the elephant in the room as such.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now