Millennials are more ready to seek help, and have even been coined the Therapy Generation, and with good reason. Psychotherapy can be an important tool for managing depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders, and marital therapy can help resolve conflicts and improve communication and intimacy.

Despite societal stigma around mental illness starting to decline, some individuals still struggle with seeking help from a therapist or counselor. Whether it’s due to their reluctance to admit their struggles or because they’ve internalized negative associations about needing help, it can be challenging to overcome these mental hurdles. If your partner happens to be one of these individuals, here are some tips for you to encourage steps in the right direction.

Give support, not force