Community Resources • NAMI Greenville (2022)

In Cases of Emergency

COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE AND INTERVENTION (CCRI)
833-364-2274
If you or someone you know is having a mental health crisis, you can call CCRI instead of 911 to get in contact with a mental health professional. CCRI can provide clinical screenings for children and adults either over the phone or in-person using mobile crisis teams.
CCRI is available 24/7 across South Carolina to help deescalate crises, link patients with appropriate levels of care, and prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and incarcerations.

INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT
Involuntary Commitment Division of Probate Court: 864.467.7085
If an individual is endangering him/herself or others because of mental illness or chemical dependence, the person may need involuntary commitment at a facility for treatment. Only a mental health professional can determine whether or not commitment is necessary. Call the probate court for specific procedures; DO NOT go to probate court until you have done so.
Printable Brochure: http://www.greenvillecounty.org/probate/pdf/Mental_Health_Brochure.pdf

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR FAMILY MEMBER IS ARRESTED AND HAS A MENTAL HEALTH/MEDICAL CONCERN:

  1. Complete a mental health/medical form for your family member
  2. Fax completed form to 864.467.2386or drop off completed form in the Detention Center lobby
  3. Contact detention center
    • Call the Detention Center at 864.467.2330 and ask to leave a Phone-In-Concern for Medical/Psychological Services staff.
    • Inform them that your family member suffers from a medical or mental illness.
    • Describe the diagnosis and any other concerns you might have in abrief message.

Medical form can be found at:Inmate Medical/Mental Health Information Form
For more information click here.

Phone Hotlines

NAMI HELPLINE
1.800.950.6264
Available Monday–Friday, 10 AM–10 PM ET

CRISISLINE
864.271.8888
CrisisLine is a 24-hour, 7-day a week confidential hotline offering a nonjudgmental sounding board for people to talk about life’s struggles

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
1.800.273.8255
In Spanish (en Español)- 1.888.628.9454
For deaf and hard of hearing- 1.800.799.4889
24/7 free, confidential phone line that connects individuals in crisis with trained counselors across the United States. People do not have to be suicidal to call – reasons to call include: substance abuse, economic worries, relationships, sexual identity, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and loneliness.
Chat with the lifeline 24/7 at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION (NEDA) HELPLINE
1.800.931.2237
Monday – Thursday, 11 AM – 9 PM ET
Friday, 11 AM – 5 PM ET

THE TREVOR PROJECT LIFELINE
1.866.488.7386
Available 24/7 for LGBTQ youth and allies
thetrevorproject.org

NAMI Greenville Office

864.331.3300

130 Industrial Drive Suite A, Greenville, SC 29607

Email info@namigreenvillesc.org

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State Mental Health Facilities

*These state mental health facilities provide a broad range of assessment, treatment, and rehabilitative service for Greenville County residents with or without medical insurance. Call or visit the center which services your zip code.

GREENVILLE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
Emergencies 24 hr phone: 864.241.1040
Medical records fax: 864.241.1049
Monday–Friday 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
http://www.greenvillementalhealth.com/
124 Mallard Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Zip Codes: 29601, 29602, 29603, 29605*, 29607*, 29609, 29611, 29615*, 29617, 29661, 29690, 29691, 29635

PIEDMONT CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES – GREER

Phone: 864.879.2111
Fax: 864.962.5710
Monday–Friday 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
220 Executive Drive, Greer, SC 29651
Zip Codes: 29650, 29651, 29652, 29687*

PIEDMONT CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES – SIMPSONVILLE

Phone: 864.963.3421
Administration Fax: 864.967.8617
Medical Records Fax: 864.962.0758
Monday–Friday 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
20 Powderhorn Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681
Zip Codes: 29644, 29662, 29669, 29673*, 29680, 29681

*Zip Code is shared with another facility. Call mental health center to verify that it is the correct facility

Other Local Mental Health Resources

THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
864.235.2335
Toll-Free: 800.866.4673
The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health provides comprehensive, individualized treatment that meets the complex mental and behavioral health needs of every patient.
24-hour no obligation assessments
https://thecarolinacenter.com/
2700 E Phillips Rd, Greer, SC 29650

GATEWAY
864.242.9193
Gateway’s unique and proven “Clubhouse” Model offers the greatest chance for long-term success because it offers a sense of hope, confidence and belonging. The result is not only enriched lives for those living with severe mental illness, but for the family members, friends and employers with whom they interact.
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 AM–4:30 PM
www.gateway-sc.org
423 Croft Street, Greenville, SC 29609

MARSHALL I. PICKENS HOSPITAL
864.455.8988
Toll-Free: 888.852.8520
Marshall I. Pickens Hospital provides an array of diagnostic and treatment services for emotional, behavioral, and psychological disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. The hospital offers inpatient acute care for the treatment of depression and all other mental illnesses.
Hours: 24/7 Adult and Child Inpatient; 8:00 AM–5:30 PM Clinical Assessment and Referral
https://ghspsych.org/
701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605

HAVENWOOD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
864.660.6217
For over 30 years, Havenwood Behavioral Health has existed for one sole purpose: to bring vital, immediate care to those who need it most. Originally designed for individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, Havenwood’s range of services expanded over time to include substance use recovery and geriatric behavioral health in addition to offering adult behavioral health services.
https://havenwoodbehavioral.com/
1 Havenwood Ln, Suite A, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

SPRINGBROOK AUTISM BEHAVIORAL
864.834.8013
Springbrook’s staff strives to create a solid foundation for long-term wellbeing and success outside of the program. They emphasize evidence-based treatments and therapies, such as Occupational Therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis, that have far-reaching benefits beyond the classroom. All of its services are tailored to meet the needs of individual students and their families, and are provided with the client’s dignity, respect, and confidentialityin mind.
24/7 Confidential help and referrals
https://springbrookautismbehavioral.com/
1 Havenwood Ln Suite B, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

PRIDE LINK
864.395.3737
Pride Link provides health and wellness services, social support spaces, and connection to critical resources for the LGBTQ+ community in the upstate. They also promote LGBTQ+ cultural competence among service providers, such as doctors and therapists, through education and training.
https://pridelink.org

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FRUITION NUTRITION
864.270.3785
Fruition Nutrition is currently servicing the upstate of South Carolina with a physical office in Greenville. It provides medical nutrition therapy with a functional nutrition approach. Areas of expertise include weight-related disorders including anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating as well as gastrointestinal disorders, food sensitivities, diabetes, and other autoimmune disorders.
Contact Katherine Taylor, RDN, LD, CLT at katherine@fruitionyournutrition.net
https://www.fruitionyournutrition.net/

Advocacy & Support Groups

NAMI GREENVILLE (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS)
864.331.3300
Monday–Thursday 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
https://namigreenvillesc.org/
130 Industrial Drive Suite A, Greenville, SC 29607

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF GREENVILLE COUNTY
864.467.3344
https://www.mhagc.org
429 N Main St. #2, Greenville, SC 29601

KNOW THE SIGNS
Know the Signs is a suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out. This campaign is intended to educate individuals on how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, how to find the words to have a direct conversation with someone in crisis, and where to find professional help and resources.
https://www.suicideispreventable.org/

AbleSC EQUIP SUPPORT GROUPS
Equip is a peer-to-peer young adult leadership group focused on empowerment, support, and camaraderie for youth ages 13-28 with disabilities. Equip Online Hangouts are the first Thursday of the month, 6-7 PM throughZoom.
800.681.6805
https://www.able-sc.org/get-support/equip-program/
135 Edinburgh Ct. Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29607

Teen Resources

NAMI Bucks County PA
Offers a virtual teen check-in every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM. Pre-registration is required and you must have your camera turned on. You can learn more about this support group and the others they offer by clicking the “Daily Schedules” tab in the link below.
https://namibuckspa.org/support-and-education/support-groups/online-support-groups/

TEENLINE
864.467.8336 or text 839863
Mental Health America of Greenville County offers teens confidential services and provides free community resources information, crisis intervention, and non-judgmental active listening.
https://www.mhagc.org/teenline.php

OK2TALK
The goal of OK2TALK is to create a community for teens and young adults struggling with mental health problems and encourage them to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope. Anyone can add their voice by sharing creative content such as poetry, inspirational quotes, photos, videos, song lyrics and messages of support in a safe, moderated space.
www.ok2talk.org

TEENSHEALTH
A safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. They give information on a range of topics including: mental health, relationships, common stressors, and feelings/emotions.
https://teenshealth.org/en/teens/

Mental Health Guide for Students
A great mental health guide for students that specifically covers some of the most common mental illnesses that students face (anxiety, depression, addiction/substance use, and eating disorders). Each section has helpful resources for that condition.
https://www.onlineu.com/resources/college-mental-health-guide

EQUIP
Each month, young adults with disabilities ages 13-28 meet in person and online to increase disability pride, strengthen self-advocacy skills, and create friendships.
Click here to view flyer
www.able-sc.org/EQUIP

Veteran Services

See our Veteran Resources page.

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Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
1.800.799.7233
Trained experts available 24/7. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE
1.800.656.4673
Free help 24/7

RAINN ONLINE CHAT
Visit here to chat online with a trained staff member who can provide you confidential crisis support.

Substance Use Disorders

COVID-19 Mental Health and Addiction Resources(ARK Behavioral Health)

In The Rooms– Resource for finding virtual Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings 24/7.

Live Another Day– A dual diagnosis recovery support resource for business owners and professionals. This guide covers the many issues that professionals face in treating their mental illness and substance abuse. Features over a dozen of different resources that can be very useful for professionals.

AlcoholHelp– Browse resources and get connected to treatment options.

Affordable Medications

Rx for Miracles– Rx for Miracles© provides free Rx savings coupons for both brand and generic medications, requires no enrollment, and is open to everyone. Unlike insurance programs, there is no income, residency/citizenship, age, pre-existing condition, deductible, or waiting period restrictions. The program is designed to help patients nationwide who do not have prescription drug coverage or who have coverage, but are subject to large deductibles, large co-pays, formulary limitations, dosing limitations, gaps, and/or any cash out-of-pocket expenses, and includes discounts on all generic & brand medications approved by the FDA.

GoodRx– GoodRx gathers current prices and discounts to help you find the lowest cost pharmacy for your prescriptions. GoodRx is 100% free. No registration required. Just go to the home page, type in your drug’s name in the search field, and click the “Find the Lowest Price” button. GoodRx coupons will help you pay less than the cash price for your prescription. They’re free to use and are accepted at virtually every U.S. pharmacy. Your pharmacist will know how to enter the codes on the coupon to pull up the lowest discount available.

Probate Court & Mental Health Court

GREENVILLE COUNTY PROBATE COURT
864.467.7170
Monday–Friday 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
301 University Ridge Greenville County Square, Suite 1200, Estate Division, Greenville, SC 29601
https://www.greenvillecounty.org/probate/

If an individual is endangering him/herself or others because of mental illness or chemical dependence, the person may need involuntary commitment at a facility for treatment. Only a mental health professional can determine whether or not commitment is necessary. Call the probate court for specific procedures;DO NOT go to probate court until you have done so.

Involuntary Commitment Division: 864.467.7085
Reach the CrisisLine 24/7 at: 864.271.8888
Printable Brochure:http://www.greenvillecounty.org/probate/pdf/Mental_Health_Brochure.pdf

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Greenville County Courts

What to do if your family member is arrested and has a mental health/ medical concern:

  1. Complete a mental health/medical form for your family member
  2. Fax completed form to 864.467.2386or drop off completed form in the Detention Center lobby
  3. Contact detention center
    • Call the Detention Center at 864.467.2330 and ask to leave a Phone-In-Concern for Medical/Psychological Services staff.
    • Inform them that your family member suffers from a medical or mental illness.
    • Describe the diagnosis and any other concerns you might have in abrief message.

Medical form can be found at:Inmate Medical/Mental Health Information Form

For more information click here.

Legal Representation

NAMI does not employ attorneys or provide funding for legal fees. We can provide you with information that may help you locate legal services.

Other NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliatesmay also keep lists of attorneys familiar with mental illness issues, or they may be willing to share informal, personal experiences with local lawyers.

The American Bar Associationhas anonline databases of pro-bono attorneys. They also offerguidelines for finding free legal assistance.

Mental Health in the Workplace

The pandemic has taken a huge toll on adult mental health, causing businesses and employees to suffer. Fortunately, SoCal empowered is an organization dedicated to raising awareness on mental heath and supporting those who may be struggling. They created an ultimate guide to mental health in the workplace, which discusses how mental health affects businesses and employees and what employers can do to support mental health, which you can see here:

Ultimate Guide to Mental Health in the Workplace | SoCal Empowered

FAQs

What is NAMI charity? ›

NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization. We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

What are three local mental health resources? ›

  • Active Minds. Contact: info@activeminds.org. ...
  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Contact: 202-966-7300. ...
  • Child Mind Institute. ...
  • The Jed Foundation. ...
  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) ...
  • National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health. ...
  • The Trevor Project. ...
  • Youth M.O.V.E. National.
1 Mar 2022

What are local mental health resources? ›

CRISIS SUPPORT, HELPLINES & WARMLINES
  • National Hopeline Network. 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) ...
  • Crisis Text Line. Text HOME to 741-741. ...
  • Teen Line. 1-800-TLC-TEEN (1-800-852-8336) / 6pm - 10pm PST. ...
  • CA Youth Crisis Line. 1-800-843-5200 (Text/Talk/Chat) ...
  • The Trevor Project. ...
  • ACCESS-LA County Helpline. ...
  • 2-1-1. ...
  • 7 Cups Of Tea.

What are the 5 signs of mental illness? ›

Symptoms
  • Feeling sad or down.
  • Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate.
  • Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt.
  • Extreme mood changes of highs and lows.
  • Withdrawal from friends and activities.
  • Significant tiredness, low energy or problems sleeping.
8 Jun 2019

What are the 7 main mental disorders? ›

What Are the 7 types of Mental Disorders?
  • Anxiety Disorders.
  • Mood Disorders.
  • Psychotic Disorders.
  • Eating Disorders.
  • Personality Disorders.
  • Dementia.
  • Autism.
6 Apr 2021

What does NAMI offer? ›

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a nationwide, grassroots mental health organization. NAMI offers educational programs, advocates for individuals and families affected by mental illness, and operates a toll-free helpline.

Is NAMI a reputable organization? ›

NAMI has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. This rating shows that NAMI adheres to best practices and fulfills our mission in a financially efficient way.

Is NAMI a good charity to donate to? ›

Exceptional. This charity's score is 92.20, earning it a 4-Star rating. Donors can "Give with Confidence" to this charity.

What support can you get for mental health? ›

Below are details on services and organisations that offer help and support directly to people with mental health problems:
  • Talk to Samaritans. ...
  • Shout Crisis Text Line. ...
  • Rethink Mental Illness. ...
  • Mind. ...
  • CALM Helpline and webchat. ...
  • Tell someone you can trust. ...
  • Talk to your GP. ...
  • Specialist Mental Health Services.

What are some local and community resources for mental health? ›

Additional helplines and resources:
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (Launched on July 16, 2022) ...
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “LA” to 741741. ...
  • Disaster Distress Helpline: (800) 985-5990. ...
  • Trevor Project Lifeline: (800) 788-7386. ...
  • Substance Abuse Service Helpline: (844) 804-7500. ...
  • 211 LA County: Dial 2-1-1 within Los Angeles County.

What are the community health resources? ›

Community Health Services and Resources
  • Preventive and primary care services (including medical and dental checkups and condition management)
  • Disease prevention (vaccinations, anti-smoking programs, and obesity screenings)
  • Patient education (nutritional counseling, injury prevention, and disease information)
21 May 2020

How do you deal with a mentally unstable person? ›

Genuinely express your concern. Offer your support and connect them to help if you feel that they need it. Ask, “How can I help?” if appropriate, or even, “Can I pray with you now?” if appropriate. Give the person hope for recovery, offer encouragement and prayers.

What to say to someone who is struggling emotionally? ›

"I'm really sorry you're going through this. I'm here for you if you need me." Remind them that their feelings are valid and that you want to support them.

How do you help a mentally ill person who doesn't want help? ›

What to do when they don't want help
  1. Listen and validate. If your relationship is iffy, it doesn't hurt to just listen. ...
  2. Ask questions. Ask your loved one what they want! ...
  3. Resist the urge to fix or give advice. ...
  4. Explore options together. ...
  5. Take care of yourself and find your own support.

What does a mental breakdown look like? ›

feel overwhelmed — unable to concentrate or make decisions. be moody — feeling low or depression; feeling burnt out; emotional outbursts of uncontrollable anger, fear, helplessness or crying. feel depersonalised — not feeling like themselves or feeling detached from situations.

What are signs of being mentally unstable? ›

Feeling excessively sad or low. Confused thinking or problems concentrating and learning. Extreme mood changes, including uncontrollable “highs” or feelings of euphoria. Prolonged or strong feelings of irritability or anger.

What is considered mentally unstable? ›

An inability to cope with problems or daily activities. Feeling of disconnection or withdrawal from normal activities. Unusual or "magical" thinking. Excessive anxiety. Prolonged sadness, depression or apathy.

What is the most serious mental illness? ›

By all accounts, serious mental illnesses include “schizophrenia-spectrum disorders,” “severe bipolar disorder,” and “severe major depression” as specifically and narrowly defined in DSM. People with those disorders comprise the bulk of those with serious mental illness.

What are 3 early warning signs of possible mental health problems? ›

In adults and adolescents, warning signs of mental illness can include the following:
  • Excessive worrying or fear.
  • Feeling excessively sad or low.
  • Confused thinking or problems concentrating and learning.
  • Extreme mood changes, including uncontrollable “highs” or feelings of euphoria.

What is the difference between a mental disorder and a mental illness? ›

A mental disorder shares the same qualities as a mental illness but is used in reference to the Mental Health Act to describe the particular symptoms a person has.

How does NAMI help people with mental illness? ›

NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to promote access to recovery-based supports and services including permanent supportive housing in all states. Listen.

What are the four areas that NAMI contributes to and how they do so? ›

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Who is NAMI funded by? ›

The majority of NAMI's funding comes from individual contributions, which is something we're quite proud of. The remainder comes from major foundation and corporate sponsorships, dues, grants, events and other partnerships.

Who benefits NAMI? ›

NAMI offers support and education programs for families and individuals living with mental health conditions. NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. Learn more about NAMI.

How many people does NAMI serve? ›

NAMI is helping an average of 5,550 help seekers monthly in 2021, up from 3,543 help seekers monthly in 2019.

How many locations does NAMI have? ›

There are more than 600 NAMI State Organizations and Affiliates across the country. Many NAMI affiliates offer an array of free support and education programs.

How are NAMI donations used? ›

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Donations will directly fund our partnership with local law enforcement to train them on how to safely interact with individuals experiencing a mental health crisis through the Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) program.

Are NAMI donations tax-deductible? ›

Are Donations Tax-Deductible? Yes. Funds donated to NAMI are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. NAMI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Is NAMI peer reviewed? ›

NAMI's Evidence-Based Programs

A NAMI program or presentation is designated as an Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) when it has been studied by an external researcher and the results of the study are published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Is anxiety a disability? ›

Anxiety disorders like OCD, panic disorders, phobias, or PTSD are considered a disability. Therefore, they can qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Individuals must prove that it is so debilitating that it prevents them from working.

How much is disability for anxiety? ›

70% VA Rating for Depression and Anxiety

The 70 percent disability rating criterion for depression and anxiety is the most inclusive insofar as it represents a wide array of symptoms, including a progression of symptoms noted in the lower disability ratings.

Can I claim benefits if I have depression? ›

If your mental health means you find it hard to work or do daily tasks, you could claim benefits. These will depend on the criteria, but can include depression or anxiety. The benefit process can be stressful. There are things you can do if it's affecting your mental health.

Where can I talk to someone for free? ›

I. The 5 Best Free Online Therapy Chats of 2022
  • eTherapyPro— Best Overall.
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  • BlahTherapy— Best for Emotional Support.
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3 Jun 2022

Can I get help for anxiety? ›

The two main treatments for anxiety disorders are psychotherapy and medications. You may benefit most from a combination of the two. It may take some trial and error to discover which treatments work best for you.

Is it OK to walk away from someone with mental illness? ›

When Is It Time to Walk Away? In some cases, the decision to leave is obvious. If physical abuse is present to any degree, and especially if the individual fears for their own life or well-being or that of their children, it's important to leave as soon as possible. Safety is the number one priority.

What are the 3 types of community health? ›

The actions and conditions that protect and improve community or population health can be organized into three areas: health promotion, health protection, and health services.

What service do most community health centers provide? ›

Health centers provide a range of services that increase patient access to healthcare. This includes transportation, translation, and healthcare education. Health centers' main goal is to increase access to high-quality healthcare, often for underserved communities.

What do community health services do? ›

Community services play a key role in keeping people well, treating and managing acute illness and long-term conditions, and supporting people to live independently in their own homes. Community services are central to plans for the future of the health and care system.

What to do with a mentally ill family member who refuses treatment? ›

What to Do When Someone Refuses Mental Health Treatment
  • Listen and Validate Their Feelings. Especially if your relationship with this person is iffy, it doesn't hurt to just listen. ...
  • Ask Questions. ...
  • Resist the Urge to Fix or Give Advice. ...
  • Explore Options Together. ...
  • Find Support for Yourself.
31 May 2022

What should you not say when someone is psychotic? ›

not argue, confront or challenge someone about their beliefs or experiences. accept if they don't want to talk to you, but be available if they change their mind. treat the person with respect.

What is it called when someone uses your mental health against you? ›

Stigma is when someone sees you in a negative way because of your mental illness. Discrimination is when someone treats you in a negative way because of your mental illness.

What should you not say to someone who is struggling? ›

Maybe you have a health issue that causes you to feel utterly hopeless about the future. You might be convinced that no matter what you do or what medication you try, you're never going to feel better.
...
Don't Dismiss Their Pain
  • "It can't be that bad."
  • "It could be worse."
  • "You think you have it bad…"
6 Sept 2022

What do you do when you are mentally and emotionally exhausted? ›

Once you recognize the signs of emotional exhaustion, try the following:
  1. Eliminate the stressor. While not always possible, the best way to treat stress is to eliminate the stressor. ...
  2. Eat healthy. ...
  3. Exercise. ...
  4. Limit alcohol. ...
  5. Get enough sleep. ...
  6. Practice mindfulness. ...
  7. Connect with a trusted friend. ...
  8. Take a break.

What do you say to someone who is tired of life? ›

What to Say (and Not to Say) to Someone Who's Depressed
  • 'This isn't an ending. ...
  • 'I'm here. ...
  • Narrow your offer of help. ...
  • 'I know you probably don't feel like it right now but let's go for a walk. ...
  • 'Depression is a real thing. ...
  • 'Explain it to me. ...
  • 'There's nothing you can say to me that will send me away from you.

When should you stop helping someone? ›

If assisting someone else is overtaxing your time, energy, or resources—stop! Even if you agreed to do something, if the cost becomes too great, whether that's financial or emotional, you can back out or adjust how much you can help. If you are harming yourself, that is not helping.

What is a psychotic break? ›

This is a psychotic break — when someone loses touch with reality, experiencing delusions (false beliefs) or hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not there) and what's called “disorganized” speech.

How do you get someone to admit they need help? ›

Offer emotional support and reassurance.

Let them know you care about them and you'll be there if they change their mind. Inform them how to seek help when they're ready (for example, you could show them our pages on talking to your GP and what might happen at the appointment).

How do you master Nami? ›

Nami has a very strong lane presence between her heals, stuns, and poke. You will want to trade with your enemy using your E and throwing out auto attacks. You can also use W to poke, especially if you need to also heal yourself or an ally, as you can get the ability to jump and serve both purposes.

Does NAMI support? ›

NAMI Connection is a support group for people with mental health conditions. Groups meet weekly, every other week or monthly, depending on location. Many support groups are virtual and attendance is open to everyone across the country.

Is Nami good lol? ›

Nami is actually a really good support, I don't really know why people don't play her more. Her heal is deceptively strong: it can hit three times if you are in the right situation, and it has a very short cooldown, and relatively low cost, it's definitely one of the stronger heals in the game.

Is Nami easy? ›

in conclusion, nami is very hard, and i respecc nami players that can hit q's and r's. i will never see nami players as OwO egurl gamer janna-main-esque players ever again.

What counters Nami wild rift? ›

League of Legends Wild Rift Nami Counters are Blitzcrank, Janna, and Thresh, which have the best chance of winning Nami in the lane. You DO NOT want to pick Lux or Rakan as they will most likely lose to Nami. In Terms of Synergy, picks like Vayne and Jinx are good with Nami.

How do you play Lucian with Nami? ›

The easiest way to maximize the Lucian/Nami combo is through Nami's most direct buffing ability, Tidecaller's Blessing (E). The ability causes the affected champion to deal bonus magic damage with their next three attacks, synergizing perfectly with the bonus damage caused by Lucian's Vigilance passive.

How do I find support groups in my area? ›

Your primary care physician or mental health professional is often the best place to start when looking for a local support group. You can also search for a local meeting via the websites of the various support groups.

What to do with a mentally ill family member who refuses treatment? ›

What to Do When Someone Refuses Mental Health Treatment
  • Listen and Validate Their Feelings. Especially if your relationship with this person is iffy, it doesn't hurt to just listen. ...
  • Ask Questions. ...
  • Resist the Urge to Fix or Give Advice. ...
  • Explore Options Together. ...
  • Find Support for Yourself.
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How do I get help? ›

Alternatively, online support groups, and listening services like Samaritans phone: 116 123 or Pieta House phone: 1800 247 247 or text HELP to 51444 are good ways of learning to speak about your experience. Reaching out for support, however you decide to do it, is the first step towards things starting to get better.

Is Nami squishy? ›

Nami is a squishy champion with low hit points. This makes her pretty vulnerable and easy to kill. Picking your fights and avoiding constant trading is key to winning.

What Mythic is on Nami? ›

Nami has one primary Mythic item that you will almost always want to build, which is Imperial Mandate. This item provides a small damage buff for your teammates as it can proc off your E when applied to champions.

What items should I buy for Nami? ›

Nami does best with support items that give her heals more power. With that in mind, Ardent Censer is the go-to and must-buy on Nami. Not only do you get a bit of health and ability power but you also get a really strong passive.

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