What Not to Do
- DON’T ignore the unusual behavior.
- DON’T minimize the situation.
- DON’T ignore warning signs about the individual's safety or safety of others.
- DON’T promise confidentiality.
- DON’T judge or criticize.
- DON’T make the problem your own.
- DON'T involve yourself beyond limits of your time, skill, or emotional well-being.