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I’m reaching out because I need some advice about a close friend who suffers from anxiety and depression. What can I do to help my friend ? It’s breaking my heart to see him this way.

I always let him know that I’m willing to listen without judgment and be there whenever he needs me. I ask open ended questions but the only answer I get is “im ok” and I know this isn’t the case.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated

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white knight
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Hi Beck, welcome

What a great friend you are.

There isnt a great deal you can do. Insist that when he's ready you'll always be just a phone call away. Remind him you are willing to listen.

These threads might help. Use google

Topic: talking to men, some tips- beyondblue

Topic: the art of listeming- beyondblue

Topic: depression, a ship on the high seas- beyondblue


Tony WK