Mark Bunn: How To Support Someone With Their Mental Health

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45% of Australians experience a mental illness in their lifetime and each day eight Australians take their own life after suffering from a mental health condition. With these alarming statistics continuing to rise; the need to reach out to those around us has never been more important.

But when it comes to offering support to someone, it can become a daunting experience. That’s why this week, mental health advocate, author and researcher Mark Bunn joins Sam Makhoul to share his easy to follow steps on how you can support someone suffering from mental illness.

From how to start the ‘are you okay’ conversation to tips on listening and providing advice; he covers it all.

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Short for time? Then, why not skip ahead using the below timestamps:

5:59 – How the pandemic has impacted our consciousness

13:06 – How COVID-19 has affected our mental health

17:07 – Is mental health awareness causing more damage?

20:54 – How to part the dark clouds on a daily basis

26:20 – Understanding the mental health spectrum

28:25 – How to ask someone if they’re okay (and feel comfortable about it)

34:17 – Listen to Mark's podcast Ancient Wisdom For Modern Health

34:27 – The rise in conscious living

41:30 – How to accelerate your path to consciousness and happiness

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