Top Tips

We Can Talk worked with young people with experience of presenting to hospital due to their mental health to develop some helpful tips for hospital staff when supporting the emotional and mental health needs of young people aged 25 and under.


Help me understand why I’m here


Let me know I’m in the right place and make me feel welcome


Explain what to expect and keep me informed


Ask me about risk


Help me to feel safe


Keep me busy


Talk to me


Breaking confidentiality


Encourage me to stay


Talk to me about going home


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