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BENEFITS OF PEER SUPPORT

Meeting with people who speak your language: When you are in a support group setting, it’s common to share your experience and talk about what you’ve been through and what you’ve done — things that relate to why you are there and seeking support. It’s helpful to know that you are speaking to a group … Continue reading

Support To Families After The Loss of Their Pregnancy

Listen Parents who have had a stillbirth often say the best support was someone who was just there for them and listened. Someone who cared and asked questions about how they could help, rather than acting as though they knew best how to deal with the situation. Support the family Don’t assume the parents are … Continue reading

Finding Grief Support That is Right For You

Reaching out to others is often very difficult when we’re struggling with grief, but experience teaches us that the more support and understanding we have around us, the better we will cope. It is a sign of strength to reach out for help and resources in times of need. Most people feel strengthened, encouraged and … Continue reading

Best Ways to Support Someone with Depression

Become informed Not totally sure what depression is or what it means for your friend? A really great first step in helping your friend is to find out more about depression – which will help you better understand what they’re going through. Once you can understand depression’s symptoms, course and consequences, you can better support … Continue reading

Ways To Show Your Compassion To Help Other People

Listen To be compassionate means to not just hear, but to listen to others. Making it a point to look someone in their eyes and provide feedback throughout the conversation shows active listening, a tremendous skill to have and one that can show compassion.. Smile Smiling at another person is one of the simplest ways … Continue reading