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How can I help people online in need?

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Last Updated: 09/07/2019 at 9:40am
How can I help people online in need?
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Zeina Ghoul, LLPC

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I help guide clients to create positive change in a non-judgmental and supportive atmosphere.

Top Rated Answers
October 28th, 2015 1:14am
To help peoplenin nead online you can refear them to specialists and me them feel wanted also u could liten to them and agnolish them
October 28th, 2015 3:39am
Just use your own personal experience, and try to put yourself in the other persons shoes.
October 28th, 2015 4:28pm
Discovering online social services such as the Listener program at 7 Cups is a great way to engage with people. As you discover your own skills, talents and abilities try to think of ways to share these with others online.
October 28th, 2015 8:56pm
Just be there for them, let them know that you understand how they feel, and can relate to them in some way.
October 29th, 2015 5:58am
Listening on here or joining an online crisis center! I" positive there are more ways, but I'm not sure. Try researching that
October 29th, 2015 8:00am
All you have to do is be there for them. When they need someone to talk to, be that person. Tell them they are not alone. Tell them they have you as their friend even when you just met each other.
October 29th, 2015 8:00am
Talk to them and listen to them. Actually CARE about what they say, don't just try to fill a quota
October 30th, 2015 6:04pm
There are lots of ways, from participating in these forums or listening to people in need here on 7cupsoftea (of course), to participating in other forums or helplines/webchats, befriending people who need someone to talk to, signing petitions to change the way things are done, and taking part in charity fundraisers, and discussions. You can help raise awareness of certain services or causes by writing or creating art about them. The list is long. If you ask me, this is a very good place to start. :)
October 30th, 2015 11:39pm
Just be there for them. Talk to them when they need it, let them vent to you, get any negative thing bothering them off their chest. Just talk and be there for them. And don't leave them, because a lot of people do that and the other person learns not to trust others and doesn't be very open to anyone anymore. In my opinion and experience.
October 31st, 2015 5:15am
i can pay attention. i can empathize. respond to context. let them do the talking. be friendly. keep it focused on them. do for then what i want done for me.
November 1st, 2015 2:39am
it's not fully assured of my very certain help may help others, however, i may only help others as best as i can, if not, i can point out other listeners who may help more than i can, for my words are not always correct to them, so in this case, others may help
November 1st, 2015 7:41pm
By choosing areas that you specialise in and be empathetic to those in a time of need, they will appreciate it a lot.
November 4th, 2015 2:54am
By finding creative ways to assist people, being a creative thinker can make things funner for the person who needs help
November 5th, 2015 5:43am
By becoming a listener on this website or helping people or Skype or other things. Just listen to people
November 6th, 2015 2:40am
Just be there for them, empathise with them. Chat to them. Be nice! You can't fix something for someone straight away, but you can set them on the right track.
November 6th, 2015 4:32am
Might I suggest you register to become a 7 Cups Listener? Doubly so, why not apply to join the internship program? : D
November 6th, 2015 11:25pm
You can start by becoming a member in 7 cups of tea and taking the test to become an active listener. That way you can help and talk to people online who are in need of your help.
November 7th, 2015 9:51pm
Well for 7 Cups of Tea, you go through a little course to show you what's the best way to help others, along with a quiz.
November 8th, 2015 10:42pm
7 Cups of Tea is a great starting point. Helping talk with people through their troubling times is a very noble thing and it does make a difference. There are many other ways to help people too, however it depends on what kind of help you want to provide. Use a search engine to find out other ways you can make a difference.
November 11th, 2015 4:37am
If you are looking to help others in need then I suggest offering your help here at 7 Cups. Many of us here are not only listeners, but members as well. Everyone needs someone.
November 14th, 2015 4:26pm
Become a listener on 7 Cups of Tea! :D It's a great opportunity to help people looking for support over the internet.
November 15th, 2015 2:41am
When it comes to people online, if someone needs a friend to listen to them then I can lend a supportative, compassionate ear. I can actively listen to their worries and fears and even help celebrate in their achievements and triumphs. You can be a good friend online just by taking the time to conversate with someone.
November 15th, 2015 11:04am
I can listen to them as I am very patient, give good advice and make them feel safe and comfortable talking to me. I will also help find support in their local area that helps with their particular problems. For example I helped someone who was having trouble at home and helped them get the form to go on the housing register and I help with all kind of things. I am experienced in bullying, mental health, anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress, family issues and breakups so I can help most people. I aim to give people the help and support I never had.
November 15th, 2015 6:47pm
I can use my personal experiences and tips I've learned along the way to assist others in reaching their life goalsI'
November 18th, 2015 5:50am
By listening and being there. Often people just feel that they are being misunderstood and the more you pay attention and give positive feedback the better one feels. Even slightly
November 18th, 2015 6:45pm
By becoming a Listener, here on 7cups, of course! Being a Listener gives you the ability to help people from all walks of life, and from all over the world. It is a compassionate, stigma free community of like-minded folks who are here to help and support one another.
November 19th, 2015 12:43pm
by helping them to open up about their issues and talking to them through what is going on. helping them see a way through their situation
November 19th, 2015 10:22pm
By posting my personal link to 7cups of Tea on my social media sites and promoting the site in general to those in need.
November 20th, 2015 12:49pm
Just showing compassion and lend a listening here. By giving someone your time means so much to someone in need.
November 21st, 2015 5:10am
Listen to them intently and patiently before jumping to respond. The more information you have the better you will be able to help them.