Select each of the images in turn to list the do’s and don’ts when supporting someone who is distressed.

People with their thumbs up and smiling

A man with his thumbs down and looking miserable

Select each of the images in turn to list the do’s and don’ts when supporting someone who is distressed.

People with their thumbs up and smiling

A man with his thumbs down and looking miserable

Do:

  • Be calm and quiet
  • Be patient
  • Concentrate

Select each of the images in turn to list the do’s and don’ts when supporting someone who is distressed.

People with their thumbs up and smiling

A man with his thumbs down and looking miserable

Do:

  • Be calm and quiet
  • Be patient
  • Concentrate

Don’t:

  • Have your own agenda
  • Get involved in the conversation from your perspective
  • Give advice or to tell them what has happened for you