I knew he was battling something. He was becoming more withdrawn and small stuff set him off pretty easy. He wasn’t his normal self. I was concerned that if I said something, he would get pissed at me, but I could see where he was heading – a pretty dark place. I mustered the courage to have a chat with him at lunch. He didn’t get mad, he broke down and thanked me for caring. That made me feel good and broke the ice for him to reach out for help."Jim, Site Manager
When you’re concerned about a colleague, it can be tough to know how to talk to them about your concerns. If you think a colleague is struggling with their mental health, don’t ignore it. Be aware that talking about personal struggles can be difficult and they might get emotional, embarrassed or upset.