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Tips for talking about mental health (even when it’s hard)
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Tips for talking about mental health (even when it’s hard)

Kids Help Phone
Mental Health
National (Canada)


For some people, talking about mental health can be an important part of well-being. Opening up about topics related to your mental health can help you figure out your thoughts, feelings, needs, hopes, etc. But what if the folks closest to you are uncomfortable with the concept and / or are unsure how to communicate about it with you? Here, Kids Help Phone shares tips to start a conversation about mental and emotional health with someone you trust.

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