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Know the Behaviors of a Person Who May Be Struggling

  • Marked changes in performance
  • Poor attendance at work or class
  • Changes in emotional states (sadness; crying; lethargy; irritability; rapid speech; preoccupation; increased and more intense disagreement with peers, instructor or manager; a sense of confusion)
  • Changes in physical well-being (swollen eyes from crying, increased illness, poor self-hygiene, rapid weight loss/gain)
  • Repeated requests for special considerations for work duties/class assignments
  • Behaviors that may interfere with the workplace or classroom (outbursts of anger, domination of discussion)

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