Speech suicide and friend

Get informed. Getting affairs in order — Making out a will.

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But man, can saying the right things instead of the wrong things make a hell of a difference. Suicide rarely happens without warning. Let them know you are concerned Tell them that you are concerned, and that you are there to help Ask if they are thinking about suicide and if they have made any plans Talking about suicide will not make them take action Asking shows that you care and allows them to talk about their feelings and plans — the first step to getting help. And even if you do all of the following things, your friend will probably still need to work through a lot of shit. Says he or she will attempt suicide. Do you need me to just sit with you and just be? Asking someone if he or she is having thoughts about suicide can be difficult. If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might be afraid to bring up the subject. A more subtle but equally dangerous warning sign of suicide is hopelessness. And bring cupcakes. Preventing suicide will require help from adults. Common suicide risk factors include: Mental illness, alcoholism or drug abuse Previous suicide attempts, family history of suicide, or history of trauma or abuse Terminal illness or chronic pain, a recent loss or stressful life event Social isolation and loneliness Antidepressants and suicide For some, depression medication causes an increase—rather than a decrease—in depression and suicidal thoughts and feelings. Remember, though, that this is not meant to be an interrogation.

Fact: Studies of suicide victims have shown that more than half had sought medical help in the six months prior to their deaths. Just remember that you may permanently lose their friendship if you don't. Tip 3: Offer help and support If a friend or family member is suicidal, the best way to help is by offering an empathetic, listening ear.

Go with your gut feeling in this situation.

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Telling them not to kill themselves because "you're great! Be very observant of any friends who have tried suicide before especially those who have recently attempted suicide. That's not true. It is always a good thing to ask. You did all that you could. Still others say they feel nothing at all — they are too filled with grief to process their emotions. Remind them there are still good things in the world and you care. What if the person gets angry? Even if you are not sure your friend is suicidal, talk to someone. The following questions can help you assess the immediate risk for suicide: Do you have a suicide plan? Listen Continue to express your willingness to listen. Threats may be direct statements "I want to die. He suggests discussing options like going to the website BeThe1To. A life is at stake and you may need to speak to a mental health professional in order to keep the suicidal person safe. Even after the immediate suicidal crisis has passed, stay in touch with the person, periodically checking in or dropping by.

Then, ask them how they got through it, which will be helpful for you to know if your friend is ever feeling that way again. Self-destructive behavior — Increased alcohol or drug use, reckless driving, unsafe sex. What means will that method of death require?

PLAN Do you have what you need to carry out your plan pills, gun, etc. Sometimes you may suspect that someone you care about is suicidal even though he or she tells you that this is not the case.

Fact: Almost everyone who attempts suicide has given some clue or warning. For instance, you might say, "I've noticed that you've been talking a lot about wanting to be dead.

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Suicide in teens Teenage suicide is a serious and growing problem.

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