Supporting someone 18 or over

Additional Viewing

Here are some additional viewing options that you may wish to review. Some are general, some are specific. Please refer to the information provided.


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Suicidal thoughts

General help

Specific scenarios (Anxiety etc)

Coping techniques

Suicidal thoughts

Talking to someone about suicide

Spotting the signs

3 common myths and misconceptions

Small ways to help a friend who is suicidal

14 ways to tell if someone is suicidal

Depression, Suicide and the Power of Hope

Why we need to talk about suicide

General help

Can you make someone get help with their mental health

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Five steps to help your friend

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Starting a conversation when you are worried about them

Emotional Theory comes alive

Understanding adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

Be the change you want to see

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DJ Majestic – INVINCIBLE – a song about his struggles with Mental Wellbeing

Below are some videos on specific topics such as self harm and anxiety (see the titles) but first here’s a link to ‘Local mental health advice and help for young people under 25 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire‘ where you can select a topic to see videos and other materials to help you help someone else (make sure to select the ‘parent/carer’ option).

Advice on multiple scenarios

Self harm

How to support someone who is self-harming

Anxiety explained

Handling Fear – Riding the Wave

Reclaiming myself after addiction

Coping techniques

A simple relaxation or grounding strategy

Self-soothe boxes – what, why how ?

The Pig of Happiness

Practices for an integrated impactful life

We would always urge you to encourage them to talk to someone – it’s ‘Why Talking Fixes’. Please tell them that talking with someone who is there to support them can guide them most effectively to positive solutions and positive outcomes.  

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Important information

Just need to let you know that all materials referenced below are to help you to help someone and that Will Garvey Trust Foundation cannot be responsible for their content or use. Here we provide links (signposts) for you, for example to other websites, videos and podcasts provided by other organisations and groups. Please use the information and resources responsibly and review any policies or disclaimers applicable at the referenced sites.