Would you know if someone you know is having a panic attack? Whether it be at work, at some social event, or even within your own home with your family, it can make a huge difference to first know what a panic attack looks like, and then if they agree to your help, what help you can provide.
This article will help. Personally, I have had multiple occasions where I’ve found myself simply encouraging someone to breathe with me because it works. It’s a good start. Of course, there’s more to it than that.
It never hurts to have this knowledge in your toolbox for your own panic attacks too. I’ve had a few of those occasions too.