Why unsolicited advice isn’t always helpful to someone living with a mental illness

Awareness means being mindful and accountable of how our actions and words impact other people.

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Here are a few examples of unhealthy unsolicited advice which are common forms of advice given by people.

Instead of offering advice such as the above examples when speaking to an individual living with a mental illness. Remember the following tips to properly support a person living with a mental illness.

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Author/Writer @ Thought Catalog, LiberoMagazine, Invisible illness/Beautiful Voyager & TotallyADD. I’m a trained peer supporter with an education in psychology

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