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Suicide Quotes (1566 quotes)

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14 Ways To Tell If Someone is Suicidal

How To Help A Suicidal Friend

To find a suicide helpline outside the U. The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 1 million people die each year from suicide. What drives so many individuals to take their own lives? But a suicidal person is in so much pain that he or she can see no other option. Suicide is a desperate attempt to escape suffering that has become unbearable.

Many people desperately want to know what to say and what not to say to someone who is thinking of suicide. Several hundred have left comments. So in this post, I provide 10 things to say to a suicidal person. Before starting, I want to make some things clear: I came up with this list based on my conversations with suicidal individuals in my work as a clinical social worker, my readings of both clinical literature and accounts by individuals who experienced suicidal crises, and my own past experiences with suicidal thoughts. I also want to make clear that this list of things to say is not intended to be a script.

If someone is considering suicide, your first move should always be to call emergency services , such as dialing or the National Suicide Hotline TALK in the US. The two most important things you can do with someone considering suicide are to listen and keep them in your sight at all times. Talking someone out of suicide is a difficult process, and you should always contact professionals to handle this delicate situation. Keep reading to learn some of the warning signs of suicide. This article was co-authored by Crisis Text Line.

Everyone feels sad, depressed, or angry sometimes especially when dealing with the pressures of school, friends, and family. But some people may feel sadness or hopelessness that just won't go away, and even small problems may seem like too much to handle.
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If you know someone who has thought about ending their life by suicide, you reali ze how hard it is to know what to say or do about it. Are they just joking? Do they just want attention? Or is something serious going on? I think about what would people think if I was dead, or would they be happier without me?

When someone you know appears suicidal, you might not know what to do. Learn warning signs, what questions to ask and how to get help. When someone says he or she is thinking about suicide, or says things that sound as if the person is considering suicide, it can be very upsetting. You may not be sure what to do to help, whether you should take talk of suicide seriously, or if your intervention might make the situation worse. Taking action is always the best choice. Here's what to do. The first step is to find out whether the person is in danger of acting on suicidal feelings.

4 thoughts on “Suicide Quotes (1566 quotes)

  1. It's sad but very true that everyone's had at least one seriously depressed friend they were kinda worried about and had no idea how to help.

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