If you notice any of these signs or changes, the next step is to let your friend know that you are there for them and would like to support them. Try to find a time when your friend is available and comfortable, and be sure to find a private location.
Try to give your friend tangible examples, and if observing general personal changes, be gentle and explain why you are concerned. For example
Validate what your friend is going through. It is also okay for you to be involved– probe your friend and show them that you are interested by asking questions. Ask them things like…
Comfort and support them.