Worried about someone
Suicide Call Back Service provides phone and online counselling for anyone who is worried about someone. Supporting someone who is thinking about suicide can be a stressful situation. You may even feel guilty that you are not doing enough. These are all natural responses. You don’t have to face the situation alone.
Suicide Call Back Service has a number of resources available that can help you through this difficult time. If it is an emergency call 000.
Learn about suicide warning signs
A person who is thinking about suicide will usually give some clues or suicide signs to those around them that indicate they are distressed. These are often referred to as suicide warning signs. Suicide prevention starts with recognising these suicide warning signs and taking them seriously.Read article
Looking after yourself when supporting someone suicidal
When looking after someone who is experiencing significant emotional turmoil, it can be easy to overlook your own needs. Make your own health and wellbeing a priority, even if only to ensure that you can continue to provide the best of care for them.Read article
How to help someone who self-harms
Self-harm behaviour describes someone deliberately inflicting injury, pain or damage to their body. It is important to take incidents of self-harm seriously and assist the person in getting professional help. Learn how to support someone who self-harms.Read article
Six signs my friend is depressed (and how I can help)
Depression is not always obvious and there can be many signs something is wrong. If you’re worried about your friend, here are some things to look out for.Read article
How to help when a friend is overwhelmed
Do you have a friend that is overwhelmed or struggling to cope? Having reached out and asked how they’re going, they’ve admitted they’re not coping well, but what next? Read our advice on how you can help a friend that’s overwhelmed.Read article