Managing Boundaries As a Mental Health Supporter

In this week's podcast Leyla talks about managing boundaries as a mental health supporter in the workplace and ways to do this. How leadership need to set expectations from the top. Continue Reading Managing Boundaries As a Mental Health Supporter

Welcome to the 247th episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast. This month’s podcast series focuses on Mental Health Awareness Month/Week, and in this episode, I am talking about managing boundaries as a mental health supporter.

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In today’s show on Managing Boundaries As a Mental Health Supporter

  • About my TEDx Talk [00:55]
  • How can we define what boundaries are? [01:50]
  • How boundaries are culturally dependent. [03:22]
  • Ways to maintain and show boundaries in a mental health supporter role. [05:20]
  • Why boundaries are vital for mental health support. [11:10]

Quotes on Managing Boundaries As a Mental Health Supporter

  • Gen Z is better at thinking and discussing boundaries than any other generation.
  • Boundaries are limits we identify for ourselves.
  • If boundaries are not maintained, there’s a risk to the well-being of the person supporting and the person being supported.
  • Signposting is key as a mental health supporter, as we are not always trained mental health professionals.
  • Boundaries are culturally dependent, with women being socialised to have different responsibilities to men.

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