Communication is the sharing of information between two people.
When providing support to a person living with a mental health condition it is important that communication works both ways.
A communication barrier is something that prevents either person from understanding the information they are being told.
- A person with lived experience of a mental health condition
Barriers to communication can be overcome by:
Don’t make any judgements about what someone may be experiencing, always ask!
How to check in with someoneThis short video provides a reminder that the way to start a conversation is to ask, listen and support.Type: Web page with VideoViewing time: 1.40 minutes Produced by: Beyond Blue
Utilise specialist communication skills to build strong relationshipsThis is an eLearning module to help build your communication skills. In order to access this training, you will need to set up an account.Type: Web page Produced by: QCOSS Community Door