What not to do
When having a conversation with staff, avoid the following:
Using derogatory words such as “crazy” or “psycho.”
Pressuring them to get their act together.
Giving advice, e.g., telling them to keep busy or get out more.
Minimizing the problem.
Assuming that the problem will go away on its own.
The information contained in this toolkit is provided for general information only.
It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your physician or appropriate health-care provider with respect to your particular circumstances.