Formulating a Recovery Plan
Mental Health
It’s often not the place of a crisis counselor to participate in long-term therapy. Other specialist resources might be better suited to the moment. In the short term, the important thing is to get the sufferer to realize that he …
A Few Basic Facts (Part II)
Mental Health
Let’s demystify the process. Here are a few basic facts: Talking about suicide with a depressed person won’t push them off the cliff. Indeed, a comforting presence and a listening ear are the best therapies. Give the person the opportunity …