Worrying about a friend can be especially tough if you’re young. What can you do to help someone when you don’t understand what they’re going through?
No matter what age, when confronted with a friend in need, we look to ‘a grown-up’ for support, but what can you do when this isn’t an option?
If your friend has come to you for support, there are a number of things you can do to help them and show that you care. Whether you have gone through a similar situation, or have never experienced such sadness, you can be there for them.
What can you do to help?
Whether your friend has had a loved one pass away; are experiencing illness or a condition themselves, going through a time of self-exploration or they are being bullied/struggling at school or college, the first thing to do is to remind them that you are there.
Going through a hard time can be very lonely. Your friend...