If you want to seek help for yourself or others visit the following:
Chicanos Por la Causa Inc.
Approaching Someone about a Suspected
The purpose of this handout is not to transform you into a counselor, but to assist you in being helpful in a time of need.
AVOID CRISIS MANAGEMENT
RAISING THE ISSUE - A "CAREFRONTATION"
" Jerry, I care about you. I've gotten to know you a lot this semester and our friendship means a lot to me. Last night, I saw you yell at your best friend, get sick from drinking, and insist on driving back to campus. I felt worried because this is different from how you usually act. "
LISTEN (It is important to give the person a chance to speak or ask questions and for you to show that you are concerned and willing to listen.)" I want you to talk with someone about how you've been acting when you drink alcohol. I really care about you, and I will help you find someone who can help you."
To summarize the model:
I care - describe relationship feelings
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