How to support someone on social media

Social media can be a place where some people feel safe sharing the ups and downs of their personal life. The relative anonymity of the platform can create – even encourage – sharing of intimate details.

But if you think a friend or acquaintance is reaching out for support, offering kind encouragement can help them feel supported and heard. So here are three caring thoughts you could share.

  • Taking small, baby steps each day matters! So keep going, and don’t give up!
  • What you are going through may fe