The team at He Waka Tapu have put together a short video to explain how using the simple AEIOU technique can help you support friends and whānau who are having a hard time.
AEIOU five steps to tautoko
Click here to check out the Te Reo version of the video.
Ask the tough questions.
Ensure they are in a safe environment to talk.
Identify what is going on and how you can help.
Offer hope and help.
Use professionals to help.
Remeber that it’s important to keep the conversation going within our whānau, friends and community. For information on where to get professional help visit our Need help now? page.
Video credit: He Waka Tapu