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  • If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health problems, it is important to seek support from qualified mental health professionals or relevant support organizations in your area. These professionals can provide guidance on the available options for support and assist with navigating the NDIS application process if appropriate.
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    Last edited by Wednesday L.F.; 04-19-2023, 10:22 AM.


    • I'm really sorry to hear about the difficult situation you're facing with your brother. Dealing with a loved one who is struggling with mental illness can be incredibly challenging and emotionally draining. While I can't provide specific advice or share personal experiences from others, I can offer some general suggestions to consider:
      1. Encourage professional help: While your brother may not recognize his need for help, it's important to continue encouraging him to seek professional assistance. You could provide information about local mental health resources or suggest therapy or counseling services that might be beneficial for him.
      2. Educate yourself: Try to learn more about mental illnesses and the specific behaviors or symptoms your brother is exhibiting. Understanding his condition may help you find better ways to communicate with him and provide support.
      3. Set boundaries: It's crucial to establish boundaries in your relationship with your brother. Clearly communicate what you are and are not willing to tolerate in terms of behavior and how it affects your well-being. While it may be challenging, maintaining healthy boundaries can protect your own mental and emotional health.
      4. Seek support for yourself: Dealing with a loved one's mental illness can be emotionally taxing. Consider seeking support for yourself, whether through therapy, support groups, or confiding in trusted friends or family members. Taking care of your own well-being is essential.
      5. Consider involving other family members: If appropriate, involve other family members who may be able to offer support or assistance. Together, you may be able to explore different approaches or solutions to help your brother.
      6. Encourage self-help resources: While your brother may not be open to professional help, he may be more receptive to self-help resources, such as books, articles, or online forums that address his specific concerns or symptoms. These resources can provide information and support for individuals dealing with mental health challenges.
      Ultimately, it's essential to remember that you can't force someone to seek help or change their behavior if they are not willing to do so. It's important to take care of yourself and focus on supporting your own well-being while also being available to offer help if and when your brother is ready to accept it.


      • I am sorry to hear about your brother's situation. Dealing with a loved one who refuses help can be challenging. I'm a health counselor, but I don't know much about mental health so I can't help you.

        Remember, it's ultimately your brother's decision to seek help. You can offer support and encouragement, but forcing or pressuring him may be counterproductive. If you believe he may be a danger to himself or others, it may be necessary to involve appropriate authorities or seek legal advice.


        • I need help go for Govt Help from NDIS in Australia. Or You can contact Carepro Disability Services : [link removed by mod]
          Last edited by Wednesday L.F.; 07-05-2023, 01:45 AM.



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