15 Texts to Send Your Friend With Bipolar Disorder When They Need It the Most
Written by Felix Kalvesmaki.
It can be hard to know what to say to someone with bipolar disorder when they’re going through something tough. It can feel like nothing you could say is right or helpful, like you’re helpless and don’t know where to begin.
What you may not realize, though, is that oftentimes, a text is a good place to start. It’s an easy, but important way to let people in your life know you care. It can make a huge impact, too. A few words can mean the world to somebody who’s having a hard day.
That’s why we asked our bipolar disorder community to share some text messages they would love to receive when they’re struggling. Don’t underestimate the power of these simple texts and what they can bring — they can truly turn someone’s day around, or at least make it a little more tolerable.
Here’s what our community shared with us:
Remember, it’s important to reach out to the people in your life who deal with mental illness. It doesn’t always have to be long either — a simple “I love you” can make all the difference. Make these people feel comfortable in reaching out to you, because you never know when they’ll need it.
What text would you like to receive on days you’re struggling with your mental health?