5 Warning Signs Someone is “Not Fine”

5 Warning Signs Someone is “Not Fine”

Are you worried that someone in your life may be struggling with their mental health, even if they say they aren’t? Your friend or loved one may tell you that they are fine, but perhaps you feel differently. They may not be aware of how deeply they are suffering, or they may simply not be ready to discuss how they feel, or are unable to express it. Although it is important not to jump to conclusions regarding how others feel, and equally important not to judge them, your intuition about how your loved one feels can be traced to a valid concern worth bringing up with them.

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